The main conference day will be taking place at the University of Victoria in the Students Union Building. The main gathering space will be the Michele Pujol room.
The University of Victoria is situated on the unceded lands of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ people. Read CRFAIR’s territory acknowledgment here.
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AN OVERVIEW OF THE DAY
8:30 - Registration
9:00 - Welcome
Members of the Good Food Network Leadership Group will welcome you and set the table for our day together. We will introduce key topics of this years gathering including diversity, equity, and inclusion in our network. There will also be an update on the Good Food Network and the progress we have made over the past year.
9:40 - Concurrent Sessions #1
10:40 - Concurrent Sessions #2
11:40 - Networking and Show and Share Fair
Time to network with fellow participants and peruse outreach displays of various organizations and businesses, as well as a small poster fair.
12:30 - Lunch
1:30 - Good Food Strategy Update
There has been a lot of progress throughout the network over the last year. Leaders who are working in each of the impact areas - Local Food Economy, Food Access and Equity, and Food Literacy - will provide highlights from the past year. We will review the updated Food System Collaborative Outcomes Map. Participants will then be asked to reflect on the long term outcomes that we are working to align our efforts toward.
2:30 - Concurrent Sessions #3
3:30 - Keynote and Call to Action
This session offers tools for understanding the centrality of racial inequity in the food system, as well as concrete local examples of planning for a more equitable food future. CRFAIR is committed to holding space for these provocative and unsettling conversations and considers this session an early step on a long journey together. Learn more.
4:45 - Closing Remarks