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Our Halifax, Our Food: From Charter to Strategy

Posted by GHO Admin on October 2, 2017 in Events

Date: Mon. Oct. 30, 2017
Location: Halifax Central Library

What is a food charter and what can it do for the Halifax Region? 

A food charter is a common vision and the guiding principles for a community’s food programs and policies. Food charters serve as a call to action for local governments and community organizations to create healthy and sustainable food systems.

What to expect at this event

You will have the opportunity to learn from guest speakers about the benefits of a food charter and the positive impact in other communities. You will also have a voice in developing actions to bring a Food Charter for the Halifax Region to life.

Panel and Discussion
1:00 – 3:30 PM


  • Jessie Jollymore, Founder Hope Blooms
  • Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard, Senator and community activist
  • Marjorie Willison, Community food leader & Aging well advocate
  • Dr. Wayne Roberts, Food Policy Analyst and Writer

Keynote and Discussion
6:00 – 8:30 PM

Speaker: Dr. Wayne Roberts

For more information please visit the website or Facebook page.