Bring Food Home Conference Attracts Top Speakers

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bring-food-home-conference-attracts-top-speakersPETERBOROUGH, Ont. — The Bring Food Home conference, a biennial event aimed at building a sustainable food system, is providing a forum this month to explore the idea of transforming the future of food.

Participants of the keynote “panel address” include Britain’s Jeanette Longfield, co-ordinator of Sustain U.K.; Deconstructing Dinner author Mark Winne, former director of the Hartford Food System, a non-profit agency working on food and hunger issues; and Dawn Morrison, the founder, chair and co-ordinator of the B.C. Food Systems Networking Group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty.

The second keynote address will be presented by Raj Patel, an author, activist and academic.

For foodies, this year’s Feast of Local Flavours will be hosted at the Keene, Ont.-based Elmhirst Resort and feature fresh food from Peterborough and Kawartha. The gala dinner will celebrate the tastes of the region.

The conference, which runs from Oct. 27 to 29, will take place at Trent University in Peterborough, Ont., and various venues throughout Peterborough and the Kawartha region.

For further details, visit bringfoodhome.com.

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