"Look How Much We’ve Grown”: Milestones in the Food Movement kicked off Bring Food Home 2013 on November 17th in Windsor, Ontario. This opening plenary outlined the enormous leaps and bounds made in the Ontario's sustainable food movement since Bring Food Home 2011.
Moderated by Bryan Gilvesy (Sustain Ontario Advisory Council Co-chair and owner of Y U ranch), this panel featured:
• Debbie Field, Executive Director of Foodshare Toronto, speaking to the great strides we’ve made in getting fresh, healthy food into the hands and children and youth in Ontario schools;
• Anan Lololi, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Afri-Can FoodBasket, looking back to the beginnings of food justice movement and reflect what’s changed and what hasn’t over the last two years;
• Carl Cosack, Chair of the North Dufferin Agricultural and Community Taskforce, speaking to overwhelming support for the No Mega-Quarry campaign and the on-going struggle to protect prime agricultural lands;
• Dr. Wayne Roberts, food policy analyst and former manager of the Toronto Food Policy Council, celebrating the explosion in the number of food charter and food policy councils across Ontario.