World Food Day annually falls on October 16, people around the world will be gathering to discuss food-related themes. On the eve of World Food Day, Slow Food Birmingham along with Eat Make Play invite you eat with us and join the discussion
How Can We Maintain Food Dignity Whilst Repairing Broken a Food System
The panel includes:
Shane Holland – Chair Slow Food UK
Tim Botfield – Salop Drive Market Garden
Following the discussion we invite you eat with us, and help create a list of groups in Birmingham who are actively working to solve our food crisis. This will be for the benefit of all our community groups so we have a base to start collaborations (as together we are stronger) and also a place for people who want to volunteer can have a starting point. This list will be accessible on the Slow Food Birmingham website.
Why? With a growing Climate Crisis and Brexit predicted to raise the price of food, those in immediate danger should have food dignity and not be subject to food poverty.
Pay as you feel at the door (suggested £5 -£10) will go towards Slow Food Projects in Birmingham. You can book your tickets here on Eventbrite.
Slow Food Birmingham believe that all people should have access to food that is Good, Clean and Fair. Slow Food Birmingham are part of the largest food activist group in the world. Slow Food has 1 million plus members in 164 countries. Slow Food Birmingham’s aim is to bring about a change to the food system of Birmingham and the West Midlands through advocacy, education and action. Anyone is welcome to follow and support Slow Food Birmingham
Eat Make Play are a new community growth project in B16, who will be organising, promoting and supporting community activities and events with the aim of sustainable local enterprise, community building, lifelong learning, ethical use of resources and environmental sustainability. Activities will include workshops, classes, social events, exhibitions and showcases, community meals and outdoor events.
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