Webinar: Dollars & Sense: Digging into Local Food Opportunities

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Webinar: Dollars & Sense: Digging into Local Food Opportunities
Hosted by: Sustain Ontario
Cost: Free! Space is limited, pre-registration is required.

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Published in January 2015, Dollars & Sense: Opportunities to Strengthen Southern Ontario’s Food System encompasses the first research of its kind in Canada on the economic and environmental impacts of food production in southern Ontario, where roughly 98 percent of the province’s food is produced. This keystone report, produced by the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, the Metcalf Foundation, and the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, looks at a number of scenarios to study the potential impacts of shifts in food consumption and production.

Join two of the report’s authors, Dr. Rod McRae and Dr. Atif Kubursi, and moderator Beth Hunter, Program Director with the McConnell Foundation, for a special 90-minute webinar on April 27th to discuss their findings and understand the research process behind Dollars & Sense and its extensive background reports. This webinar will be of particular interest to policy makers, community leaders, funders, academics, and others who want to learn more about this new resource and how it can inform government policy discussions. This conversation is an opportunity to deepen understanding of the findings, discuss policy options and implications of the research in other regions.

WHEN
April 27, 2015 at 1pm - 2:30pm
WHERE
Online

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