Groundwork Food + Land + Climate Webinar Series

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Author: Sustain Ontario

Posted: July 7, 2021

Categories: Events / GoodFoodBites / News from Sustain Members / Webinars

ClimateFast in collaboration with Drawdown Toronto, Eco-Just Food Network & Green Thumbs Growing Kids are presenting a series of webinars on agriculture, land-use and climate change.

“Learn how agriculture and changes in our food system can be a climate solution,” the event page shares. “Research by Project Drawdown has demonstrated that by scaling up existing solutions, land-use can become a carbon sink rather than a source, while securing future food production, protecting natural systems and creating a more equitable world.”

Groundwork: The Challenge and Promise of Regenerative Agriculture, will take place on Monday, July 12, 2021.

Speakers for this webinar include:

  • Allie Rougeot (MC), Fridays for Future Toronto coordinator
  • Isaac Crosby – Evergreen Brick Works
  • Mary Delaney – Land Over Landings
  • Darrin Qualman – National Farmers Union /Farmers for Climate Solutions
  • Rachel Parent- founder of Kids Right to Know

Learn more and register for the July 12th webinar here.

Groundwork: Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide, will take place on Monday, August 9, 2021.

Speakers for this webinar include:

  • Sally Miller – Fair Finance Fund
  • Sunday Harrison – Green Thumbs Growing Kids
  • Michelle Delaney – Thorncliffe Park Urban Farm
  • Lily Phan – National Farmers Union (farmer)

Learn more and register for the August 9th webinar here.

A recording of the first webinar in the series, Food, Land, Climate: Groundwork for change, is available on ClimateFast’s YouTube channel.

Speakers for this first webinar included Allie Rougeot (MC), Fridays for FutureTo; Diane Longboat Haudenosaunee elder, traditional healer; Guy Dauncey, Economics of Kindness; Josephine Grey, EcoJust Food Network; Bjørnar Egede-Nissen, Drawdown Toronto.

Learn more about this series on ClimateFast’s website.