Everybody needs to eat, but few people understand the systems in play to fill their plates. Agriculture and food are at the epicentre of some of the most important issues of our time: public health, environmental responsibility, social justice and economic growth. This interactive full-day session will explore the complex ecosystem of agriculture, looking through social, political, environmental, economic and emotional lenses.
- The latest in food systems thinking and initiatives in BC
- Challenges and opportunities for agriculture and agri-foods in BC
- Risks and benefits of different production systems
- Agriculture policy considerations in a multi-jurisdictional environment
Suggested background reading: The Real Dirt on Farming
Lunch is included in your conference fees. Please note that all workshops require a minimum of 20 participants.
Price for individual workshop: $95. Please call 1-888-476-3686 to register for individual workshops and conference events.