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posted by Brad Evoy in on sept. 25, 2014 - View profile

Toronto

From Food Security to Food Justice

A DisOrientation 2014 Event


12:00pm
Mercredi Octobre 1 2014
- 2:00pm
Samedi Novembre 1 2014

Venue: TBA
Address: TBA
Cost: FREE

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Food security for students is set against a backdrop of overall urban hunger issues in Toronto while often the “food movement” focuses on issues like organics, local foods and niche heirloom vegetables. Availability of food for all and lack of access whether through poverty, immigration status, racism and/or loss of traditional knowledges are frequently neglected. Food justice takes into account the full picture of the where, what and how food is grown, along with transportation, distribution and access to food with a goal of eliminating inequalities. Food is everyday politics and intersects with environmental issues, decolonization, land rights, worker rights, migration, health, income inequalities and more. This panel will attempt to connect University of Toronto students and community members with on campus and community initiatives while providing an educational and critical jumping off point for further discussion.

 

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Member since Octobre 2013

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Brad Evoy is a graduate student at the University of Toronto, blogger, writer, commentator, and sometimes firebrand. He has served as one of the Summer Membership and Admin. Coordinators for the Toronto Media Co-op and in the past has written for various other publications. Meanwhile, as an organizer, he's associated with the Ontario Public Interest Research Group (OPIRG-Toronto) and Scientists for the Right to Know, along with past associations with various student organizations in two provinces.

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