Panel Session 6.15pm – 7.15 pm
Facilitator: Dr Kiah Smith, The University of Queensland
Micah Oberon – Urban Farmer, River Soil Organics, Oxley
Kylie Newberry – Committee Member, Brisbane Fair Food Alliance (Specialises in Food Policy, Public Health and Nutrition)
Nick Steiner – Manager, The Mini Farm Project (Feeding, training and supporting homeless people, or people at risk)
Angela Hirst – Director, Wandering Cooks (Working on incentivising small food makers to support small food producers)
Simon Grigalius – Cooking for a Cause Coordinator and Sustainable Chef, OzHarvest.
The panel members will talk about their vision for a fair food future before the session is opened up for an audience Q&A
The event is held at Wandering Cooks™ which is the hub of the Brisbane food & drink community, bringing artisan producers, chefs, buyers, suppliers, educators and the food & drink-loving public together.
Brisbane Fair Food Alliance
Brisbane Fair Food Alliance has it's origins in a community event convened by Drs Kiah Smith (UQ) and Carol Richards (QUT) at the Brisbane City Library in November 2016. The "Building a Fairer Food System: Community Symposium" was a sell out event, with a call for more action. From this initial meeting the Brisbane Fair Food Alliance was formed by a core group of people committed to a fair food future. "Moving Fair Food into the Future" is BFFA's first public event.
Brisbane Fair Food Alliance Charter
The Brisbane Fair Food Alliance connects diverse people and organisations interested in building a sustainable and just food system. It provides a space for advocacy and action across the food system, supporting the growth of the fair food movement to enrich society, promote equity and facilitate change
How to book
Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/brisbane-fair-food-alliance-moving-fair-food-into-the-future-tickets-38063218110
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