Climate Changes Everything: Food for Thought will be presented by Dianne Saxe

Oct 23rd, 2019 10:52 AM

PARRY SOUND, ON - The Parry Sound & Area Food Collaborative presents Climate Changes Everything: Food For Thought, a FREE presentation with speaker Dianne Saxe, President of Saxe Facts and former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario.

Dr. Saxe will address the relationship between climate change and our food systems. The climate is changing, consumer food choices play a major role, and as individuals, we can make meaningful changes. The breadth and embedded nature of the 21st century global food system requires collective action at all levels to shift toward sustainable behaviour.

There will be a Q&A opportunity prior the presentation and people are invited to submit their questions about food systems and climate change. Several will be read and directly answered by Dr. Saxe at the event, visit www.parrysoundareafood.com to submit a question.

DATE: Thursday Nov. 21, 2019

TIME: Doors open 6:30 p.m., presentation starts at 7 p.m.

LOCATION: St. James United Church, 24 Mary Street, Parry Sound

COST: Free

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For more information, photos, or to arrange an interview please contact:
Rebecca Pollock
Executive Director | Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve
rpollock@gbbr.ca T:(705) 774-0978

Jon Reed
Communications Coordinator | ECO Strategy
jreed@ecostrategy.ca  T:(416) 972-7401

ABOUT DIANNE SAXE
Dr. Saxe is one of Canada’s most respected environmental lawyers, with 40+ years’ unparalleled experience writing, interpreting, and litigating Ontario’s energy and environmental laws. An experienced team leader with substantial board experience; a skilled communicator with broad strategic vision. Hard-won expertise in government relations, corporate governance and public consultation. A can-do person always striving to make a difference. Now heading Saxe Facts, a business providing strategic advice and presentations on climate, energy and environment.
Learn more at https://saxefacts.com

ABOUT PARRY SOUND & AREA FOOD COLLABORATIVE
The Parry Sound & Area Food Collaborative is a volunteer group community stakeholders and food champions, working to achieve the vision of a healthy, sustainable food system for the Parry Sound area. This vision is outlined in the Parry Sound & Area Food Charter. The group envisions communities where residents, businesses, and governments collaborate to foster a localized and sustainable food system with equal access to nutritious, safe food. Their mission is to: create economic opportunities, promote education and skill-building, maintain a healthy ecosystem, foster residents’ health and well-being, support equal access opportunities and celebrate culture and collaboration.
Learn more at www.parrysoundareafood.com