Future of Local Food in BC: Webinar Wrap-Up and Next Steps

L-R: Host David Hendrickson (REFBC), Brent Mansfield (BC Food Systems Network), Cornelia Sussman (Kwantlen) and Caitriona Feeney (Kwantlen).

Thank you to all who participated in our first ever webinar this week to discuss the future of local food in BC.

It was a great opportunity to review the findings of the Regional Food Dialogues and recent report, Local Food Futures for British Columbia, which sparked some great discussion and questions.

For those who were unable to attend, you can watch the webinar discussion and presentations here:

Host: David Hendrickson (Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia)

Panel:
Cornelia Sussmann (Facilitator/Report Writer, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, KPU)
Caitriona Feeney (Facilitator/Report Writer, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, KPU)
Brent Mansfield (Director, BC Food Systems Network)

What's Next?

Read the regional reports:

Contact BC Food Systems Network

The Real Estate Foundation is a grantmaker that helps advance sustainable land use in BC. Sustainable Food Systems is one of our three priority granting areas. Our particular interest in this area is land use initiatives that improve food security and the health of local and regional food systems.

Read more:

Regional Dialogues: Talking About Food Systems

Opinion: The Case for More Local Food Production in BC

BC Public Opinion Study Shows Strong Support for Local Farmland

B.C. facing massive price spikes for fruits and vegetables, wake up call for B.C. to increase local food production