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Friday 1st May 2015, Wodonga - A community forum to explore local action around sustainable food production and availability & affordability of healthy food.

Local Food Systems can provide the foundation for healthy communities, sustainable productive landscapes and thriving local economies.

This forum will:

  • Explore global, national and regional environmental, health and economic issues around food
  • Inspire though, discussion and ideas around our local food systems
  • Provide an opportunity to workshop your ideas 

Friday 1st May 2015, 9.30am - 4 pm
The Cube, Hovell St, Wodonga

A FREE community forum brought to you by the North East Regional Landcare Facilitators and Healthy Together Wodonga

Limited places available! Registration by 27th April essential.

TimePresenter & Topic
9.30 Anna MacKinlay, Beechworth Health Service

Cathy McGowan, Federal Member for Indi

10.00 Julian Cribb, Science writer and author of 'The Coming Famine'
The Age of Food
10.45 Professor Mark Lawrence, Public Health Nutrition, Deakin University
Food policy and regulation - Implications for rural and regional communities  
12.10 Dr Nick Rose, Churchill Fellow, Food Systems Coordinator, Food Alliance, Deakin University
Transforming communities; transforming societies - The movement to a fair and sustainable food system
12.40 Lunch
1.30 From Farm to Fridge - Local Case Studies
Intro - Fiona Florakx, Healthy Food Connect, Dept of Health

Jane Roots
Local food systems - A key ingredient in sustainable rural landscapes

Matthew Grogan, Greenwood & Grogan Produce

Pennie Scott, Eat Local Thursday 
Building local food economies in Wagga 

Jade Miles, Beechworth Food Co-op
Establishing a community food co-op 
Albury Wodonga Regional Foodshare
A coordinated response to emergency food relief 
Brydie Foran, Healthy Together Wodonga
Healthy options for where you live, work and play
2.40 Grow Your Own Ideas workshops 
4.00 Close