Jul 9, 2011

It all starts at the dinner table

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Eat together.

Could the solution to the vexing challenges of peak oil, food insecurity, food price shocks, diet-related disease, globalization and commodification of food be that simple?

The dinner table is as good a place to start as any and that's exactly where about 100 of Vancouver's farmers, policy wonks, food and poverty activists, nonprofit sector apparatchiks, farm market managers, educators and bloggers were this week to knock around some of the city's goals for enhancing our food security.

"The Food Secure report and the baseline data it contains will become a living document moving forward, adding trend data as things change. We want to use it as a way to recognize vulnerabilities, but also to celebrate successes as things get better."

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