Join us for around the table to chat about Growing Around the World in Cities with our host Manchán Magan, writer and documentary maker, and our guests:
- Kristi Peters, City of Calgary: Kristi manages the food policy portfolio for the City of Calgary’s Office of Sustainability. She led the development of Calgary's Food Action Plan: Calgary Eats. She has an interest in the impacts of climate change on the food system.
- Michael Ableman, Sole Food Street Farm: Michael co-founded Sole Food Street Farm in Vancouver, an urban agriculture project that works with low-income residents of the Downtown Eastside and provides food to local restaurants. He is an active full time production farmer for over 43 years. He lectures on issues such as Carbon and Water: The Critical Role Farmers Can Play in Sequestering and Both Addiction and Mental Health: Farming & Gardening’s Positive Role. He is the author of five books including Street Farm and Fields of Plenty.
- Prof. Martin Caraher, City, University of London: Martin is Emeritus Professor of Food and Health Policy at the Centre for Food Policy at City, University of London. He was a member of the original London Food Board which developed the food strategy for London.