FLEdGE webinar on Supporting Farmer Livelihoods: Research Partnerships for Action

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Author: Sustain Ontario

Posted: January 8, 2021

Categories: Events / GoodFoodBites

FLEdGE Research is hosting an upcoming webinar, Supporting Farmer Livelihoods: Research Partnerships for Action, on Friday, January 22, from 12:30 – 2 p.m. EST.

In this webinar, panelists will examine policy dialogues, digital retail spaces and ecological production for farmers in Canada. Panelists will present findings from three projects including lessons learned from a community partnership on the future of farming in Hastings County, data on how digital technologies are changing how farmers engage in markets across the country, and insights collected at a field school on agroecology in Canada.

Moderator and Speakers:

  • Bryan Dale, Feeding the City: Pandemic and Beyond
  • Charles Levkoe, Lakehead University
  • Theresa Schumilas, Open Food Network Canada
  • David Thomas, Open Food Network Canada
  • Peter Andrée, Carleton University
  • Louise Livingstone, Harvest Hastings
  • Bess Legault, National Farmers’ Union

The webinar will be in English with simultaneous French interpretation available.

Learn more and register online here.