Day 1 Kick-Off
A special welcome from UofG’s President and a chat with Arrell Global Food Innovation Award winner, Appetite for Change’s co-founder Michelle Horovitz
BIPOC Perspectives in Food Production
Food producers representing different parts of the food system shared their stories and ideas about the challenges of food production in 2020, the existing problems the pandemic exacerbated, and lessons learned that will help everyone build a more inclusive and diverse food system.
- Bil Thorn, Sky Island Farm
- Cheyenne Sundance, Sundance Harvest
- Christopher Ramsaroop, Justice for Migrant Workers
- Stephanie Quinn-Davidson, Yukon River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
This interactive session invited Summit attendees to share their ideas for policy recommendations to help Canada weather future disruptions like the pandemic.
The feedback was gathered and conclusions published in a report in early 2021.