Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities
Time: January 27, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Croatian Cultural Centre
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The Centre for Dialogue at Simon Fraser University is pleased to announce the second annual
Bruce and Lis Welch Community Dialogue lecture and the rescheduling of Will Allen's visit:
Growing Out of Hunger
featuring Will Allen, CEO, Growing Power Community Food Centre, Milwaukee & Chicago
Thursday, January 27, 2011, 7-9pm
Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive (and 14th)
(Transit: Take the #20 Victoria bus from the Commercial/Broadway Skytrain station)
This lecture is free, however pre-registration is required.
Please go to the website listed above to register
Join us and find out how Will Allen, urban farmer and community activist, is dedicated to supporting low income and small family farmers and bringing healthy, affordable food to urban areas. Will has over fifty years experience in farming, marketing and distributing food and has shared this knowledge with youth, adults, community groups, immigrants, farmers and consumers. Winner of the $500,000 MacArthur Genius Fellowship in 2008, Will Allen is transforming the cultivation, production, and delivery of healthy foods to underserved urban populations.
For more information on Will Allen, please visit his blog.