Actions and Detail Panel
Food Banks? A Panel Discussion.
Thu, 6 April 2017, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Due to overwhelming interest we will now be live streaming this event. Join us on Thursday at 7pm by going to https://ryecast.ryerson.ca/78/live/1601.aspx. No log in information is required.
Food Banks. What do they do now? What can they do in the near future? What can’t they do? What can we do?
Join as a panel of outstanding experts and activists talk through the complex pros, cons, and to-dos of food banks. All points of view welcomed and respected.
Fiona Yeudall, Director, Ryerson Centre for Studies in Food Security
Councillor Joe Mihevc, Chair, Toronto Board of Health
With guest panelists:
Andy Fisher, Author of the controversial new book from MIT Press: Big Hunger: The Unholy Alliance between Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups
Valerie Tarasuk, Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Principal Investigator, PROOF
Cecilia Rocha, Director, Ryerson School of Nutrition
Ryan Noble, Executive Director, North York Harvest Food Bank
Merryn Maynard, Program Coordinator, Meal Exchange
Closing Remarks by:
Melana Roberts, Chair, Toronto Youth Food Policy Council
Ryerson University’s School of Nutrition, Centre For Studies in Food Security, and Good Food Centre
New College Global Food Equity Initiative, North York Harvest Food Bank, Toronto Food Policy Council, Toronto Youth Food Policy Council, Stop Community Food Centre