• RIGHT TO FOOD CONFERENCE 2014

    Thank you to all who attended the 2014 Right To Food Conference. Together we were able to put hunger on the agenda, and explore a range of solutions to food security issues. The conference

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EVENT: DR VANDANA SHIVA: “PLANET ON PLATE – EATING AND FARMING FOR OUR FUTURE” – INTRODUCTION BY JOEL SALATIN

DR VANDANA SHIVA: "PLANET ON PLATE - EATING AND FARMING FOR OUR FUTURE" - INTRODUCTION BY JOEL SALATIN

WHEN: FRIDAY, 20 FEBRUARY 2015, 6 pm for 7 pm start. 6-7 pm: networking, 7 pm: Introduction by Joel Salatin and talk by Dr Vandana Shiva

WHERE: Teachers Federation (NSW) Conference Centre, 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, SYDNEY

ENTRY FEE: $45 General Admission, $35 Conc.

AGAPE SNACK PACK: $12 - pre-order (Vegetarian option: Roast Pumpkin Frittata & Salad; Vegan option: Salad of the Day)

MORE INFO: Catriona Macmillan, 0402 404 361, macmillancatriona@gmail.com

BOOK TICKETS HERE: here.

DR VANDANA SHIVA is a scientist, ecologist, author and winner of the Sydney Peace Prize. She also featured in the documentary "Dirt!". In celebration of 2015, the Year of the Soil, Dr Vandana Shiva will give a talk on the importance of seed freedom and food democracy for the future of our food and land. Dr Shiva will also address the US human trials of GM banana. Find out more about Dr Vandana Shiva at go here, here and here.

JOEL SALATIN of Polyface Farms is an American organic farmer and author featured in the documentary "Food Inc". Joel will give an introduction to Dr Shiva's talk. Joel is in Australia to teach his one day workshops "You Can Farm" in Sydney on 21 February 2015 and Melbourne on 22 February 2015. Find out more about Joel Salatin at here and here.

Proudly hosted by GM-Free Australia Alliance and Sydney Food Fairness Alliance. Supported by Transition Bondi and other community groups.

BOOK TICKETS: here.

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The Right to Food Coalition’s inaugural food security conference Putting Food on the Table: Food Security is Everyone’s Business was held on 13 & 14 October 2014 at Casula Arts Powerhouse Centre, Sydney.

Over 200 delegates from across Australia, ranging from policy makers, academics, community development and health professionals, came together to be inspired, explore solutions and initiate action on the governance, community, population and communication issues causing food insecurity.

The 2014 conference program can be viewed here.

Conference presentations, videos and documents are available under this website’s ‘Post Conference 2014′ tab. Please feel free to browse for more information!

Feedback about the conference:

“Congratulations on running such a successful conference. People clearly got a lot out of it. I thoroughly enjoyed and learnt a lot from the plenary speakers”

“Fantastic conference – I was amazed to see food security becoming increasingly recognised and actioned at local and state government levels. So encouraging!”

“Congratulations on putting together such an engaging conference! From what I heard from the delegates, it was really thought-provoking and well-organised”

“Thank you to all the Right to Food team for the opportunity to attend ‘Putting Food on the Table’. It was an exciting, inspiring conference - congratulations, you did an amazing job. I am keen to support next steps!”

“I personally took a lot away from the conference and I know our organisation and community will benefit from the great networks and connections that were made”

CONFERENCE CALL TO ACTION CAN BE FOUND HERE
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS CAN BE VIEWED HERE

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Food security is everyone’s business. Let's put hunger on the Australian agenda.

Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 October 2014 at Casula Powerhouse

Please send all post-conference enquiries to info@righttofood.org.au