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Giulio Sturla

Chef, Roots Restaurant in Lyttelton

The Positive Food Dream: Now a Reality

PRESENTED ON FEB 11, 2015
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 22

Giulio Sturla, a chef of Roots Restaurant, in Lyttelton, New Zealand, talks about the connection between nature and food. By understanding nature better, people will get a greater understand and appreciation for food. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 14th, 2017. 

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Only in New Westminster

BY TODD BRIGHT
@ VOL 2 ON APR 26, 2013

Professional Chef Todd Bright recounts some of his favorite experiences cooking in the lower mainland area. With sustainability initiatives, cooking competitions, and other community events, the area has become one of Bright's favorite places. 

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Promoting Sustainability and Consciousness in Food

BY DAVID GUNAWAN
@ VOL 30 ON NOV 20, 2013

David Gunawan presents his ideas on sustainability and healthy eating as a chef and founder of Farmer's Apprentice. He strives to find local, organic foods for his restaraunt by creating a healthy and viable relationship with farmers. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 31, 2014.

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Internationals Impact on Farming and Food in Louisville

BY EDGARDO MANSILLA
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

Edgardo Mansilla talks about learning different farming techniques and food cultures from the increasing influx of international immigrants to Louisville through Americana Community Center

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Coventry Food Union

BY CHRIS MAUGHAN
@ FOOD EVENT AT FARGO VILLAGE ON OCT 29, 2015

Chris Maughan introduces the pod and Coventry Food Union and how it is making a positive impact on bringing people together to help with mental health issues through the power of food.

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Community Food Rescue

BY CHERYL KOLLIN
@ VOL 4 ON JUL 10, 2015

Cheryl Collin helps with Community Food Rescue, a food recovery program. She shares a story about how an individual recovering loaves of bread behind a bakery led to a county wide effort to preserve food. This presentation describes food recovery, one of today's methods for achieving sustainability.

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Food As a Language

BY SHIRLEY KASTON
@ VOL 29 ON DEC 06, 2016

Shirley Kaston, as a chef and information technoligist, co-created the Kök Projekt. She views food as a language for sustainability and social innovation. Together with her partners she aims to create an international network and platform of food entrepreneurs to grow and exchange food related solutions. 

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Found: Gathering and Sharing Forgotten Food

BY LYDIA WELSH
@ AGRICULTURE: FOOD WITHOUT BORDERS ON MAR 11, 2017

Most often, Lydia Welsh can be found eating, preparing, or thinking about food. She is awe struck by how beautiful food can be, and dreams of connecting people to nature through appreciation for their food. Her interest in food security and food systems began after taking a course on beekeeping and becoming a hobby beekeeper. Halifax became her home after completing a bachelor of education with a focus in environmental education. Through a placement at the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre Lydia met many inspiring people who create positive change in their communities and to our food system. Since then she has connected with countless beautiful, kind, and creative people, and she looks forward to meeting many more.

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The Story of a Start-Up

BY CAITLIN OLAUSON
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 28, 2017

Caitlin Olauson is a mom and co-owner of two food businesses. She has her master's degree in Food Security and has a passion for local food and sustainability. In this talk, she outlines her team's journey of opening a kitchen incubator in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 

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Cultural and Social Sustainability

BY DAN STEIN
@ VOL 15 ON NOV 30, 2017

When we hear about sustainability, we often think of energy, waste, transport, themes focused on economy and environment, . 
We are living in a world with more and more migration. A world becoming more interconnected and global. Does anyone really desire living in a place with walled off communities? We need to be paying more attention to creating communities that are culturally and socially sustainable. Can we make our diversity a community resource that builds strength and resilience, rather than fear?