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Cultivating Connections: Alberta Regional Food Systems Forum

February 4, 2017

The Role of Local Food Enterprises and Consumer Choice in Shaping Regional Food Systems: Innovation in Local Food Production

The Role of Local Food Enterprises and Consumer Choice in Shaping Regional Food Systems: Innovation in Local Food Production

Susan Roberts, Alberta Food Matters (moderator)

Stephanie Bach, Lead Plant Scientist, Nutraponics Canada Corporation

Dr. Debra Davidson, Director, Prairie Urban Farm, University of Alberta (Innovating Local Food (Social) Systems through Engagement in Community Farms)

Kristine Kowalchuk, NAIT (Overcoming Agricultural Amnesia: Lessons from 17th Century Farming Manuals for Today)

Michael Victoria Moore, President Edmonton Permaculture Guild (Regional Food Systems are Growing!)

Denise O’Reilly, Farmer, Hill and Dale Farms (A’bunadh Seeds)

Local food enterprises (from production to processing and distribution) and consumer choice are key ingredients of regional food systems. From an organic seed cooperative, to urban agriculture, permaculture and nutraponics, this session features exciting food production initiatives taking place in Alberta that are advancing regional food systems.

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