Fair Food in our Backyard: an evening with GreenConnect & UOW Human Geography Society

October 20, 2016

October 20, 2016

5:30 pm To 7:30 pm

University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

https://hugsgreenconnect.eventbrite.com.au

FREE!

Event Description

UOW Human Geography Society (HuGS) and GreenConnect are collaborating to bring attention to sustainable and socially equitable food production. The event will take place during ‘Fair Food Week’ (16-23 October 2016).

GreenConnect is a social enterprise that manages an urban farm in Warrawong. The farm is run by migrants and local youth, and grows a range of seasonal, chemical free produce available for businesses and public (weekly veg box) to purchase. The farm aims to reduce food miles, create jobs and build the food security of the region.

The event will showcase what GreenConnect does, as well as facilitate a discusion about the uneven geography of food production. Join us dinner made from freshly picked and prepared Green Connect produce and hear from UOW human geography PhD Candidate Ananth Gopal, GreenConnect farm manager, volunteers and employees about how this local initiative tackles a global problem. 

All HuGS members, UOW students, staff and community members are all invited to attend. Food and drinks will be provided free of charge. 

Registrations are essential. 

 

Location:

Building 43 Room G01

University of Wollongong, NSW 2522

UOW Campus Map: http://www.uow.edu.au/about/campusmap/index.html

Organizers

UOW Human Geography Society

https://www.facebook.com/uowhumangeographysociety/

Short description—organiser

UOW Human Geography Society or HuGS as we are more affectionately known are a UOW affiliated club who bring together students, staff and academics who share a passion for human geography. We organise regular social and professional development events for our members.

Fair Food Week theme

Theme 3: Alternative Purchasing Patterns

How to book

Registrations through Eventbrite are essential for catering purposes.

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