Tuesday Keynote Speakers
Richard Balfour (Vancouver) - Architect, Director of Metro Vancouver Planning Coalition, Director New City
Herb Barbolet (Vancouver) - Centre for Sustainable Community Development at Simon Fraser University. Co-Founder
Ione Smith (Vancouver) - Special Projects Coordinator, SmartGrowth BC
Justin Roller (Vancouver) - Fuel Cell Engineer, Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation, National Research Council Canada
George Penfold (Castlegar) - Regional Innovation Chair in Rural Economic Development, West Kootenay/Boundary Region, Selkirk College
Wednesday Keynote Speakers
Abra Brynne (Salmo) - BC Food Systems Network
Jon Steinman (Nelson) - Deconstructing Dinner CJLY
Don Low (Creston) - Agricultural Economist, BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands
Technical Aspects of Farming
labour, gene pool, seeds, storage, processing, education
community gardens, CSAs, eco-villages, co-operatives
land use, planning, zoning, taxation, inspection
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marketing, distribution, prices
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Russell Precious (Conference Organizer)
Gord McAdams (Nelson City Councillor)
Herb Barbolet (Simon Fraser University)
Geroge Penfold (Selkirk College)
Corky Evans - MLA Nelson-Creston, NDP Agriculture Critic
Part I: Overcoming Denial - December 6, 2007
Part II: Rebuilding Local Food Systems - December 13, 2007
Part III: Workshops - February 7, 2008
Raw Recordings & Presentations
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
John Dooley Mayor, City of Nelson - Welcome Address
Nadine Steele & Andre Piver Future of Food Conference Collaborative - Introductions
Justin Roller National Research Council Canada - Canada and the Coming Energy Transition
Richard Balfour Metro Vancouver Planning Coalition - "The West Kootenay, Facing a Much Changed Future"
Ione Smith SmartGrowth BC - "Planning for Food: Smarter Growth for Farmland Protection"
George Penfold - Selkirk College - "Planning for Local Agriculture"
Herb Barbolet - Simon Fraser University - "Real Food for Now and the Future"
Q&A Evening Session
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Marilyn James - Sinixt Nation Spokesperson - "Welcome"
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Abra Brynne - Founding Member of the BC Food Systems Network - "Food Citizenship"
Jon Steinman - Deconstructing Dinner CJLY - "Update on the 100-Mile Diet Challenge and Results of Community Food Matters Forum"
Don Low - BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands - "Local Food Production. Can We Afford It?"
Q&A Daytime Session
Alex Atamanenko - MP for BC Southern Interior, NDP Agriculture Critic - "Welcome"