Thursday, January 19, 2012

Nourishing Hamilton: Food, Faith and Our City

A Greening Sacred Spaces/Canadian Organic Growers Event in partnership with Hamilton Eat Local's FEBRUARY IS FARM MONTH

Come out and for a screening of Nourish Peterborough followed by a panel discussion on nurturing the growing organic food movement in Hamilton.
About the film
Nourish Peterborough is a documentary film that follows ten unique community groups from Peterborough who are advocating for food security and sovereignty. These are programs that have a substantial influence on many people's lives, though many of them go overlooked and/or underfunded. Nourish Peterborough provides a platform for these organizations, giving members, participants, volunteers and staff, a louder voice in the community. 

Panel discussion: Growing the organic food movement in Hamilton.
About the panelists: 
Crystle Numan works with Environment Hamilton's Good Food Box Network and Neighbour to Neighbour's Building Better Futures. She has been involved with community gardening since starting Hill Street Community Garden in 2010.
Loretta Jaunzarins is pastor at Grace Lutheran church. She's experimenting with straw bale gardening on church grounds.
Bill Wilcox's vision is fight poverty in Hamilton. To do so, he wants to expand his program 'Hamilton Victory Gardens" across the city.
Clare Wagner is the Community Garden Program Coordinator, Green Venture.

When: Thursday February 2nd 2012
Where: Free Way Cafe (FRWY) 333 King Street East, Hamilton
Time: Doors open 6.30pm- 10pm 

This event is free of charge. Everyone is welcome!

Contact Beatrice for more information

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