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Food Matters: Our choices affect climate, 1.00-4.30pm Wed 26 Oct Summerhall
Wed 26 October 2016, 13:30 – 16:30 BST
Food Matters: Our choices affect climate, 1.00-4.30pm Wednesday 26 October at Summerhall, 1 Summerhall Square EH9 1PL
You are invited to the second of six Edinburgh Conversations - raising awareness and laying the foundation for a Low Carbon Edinburgh. This afternoon session will explore how our everyday dietary choices - the food we eat and where it comes from - all have a greater or lesser impact on climate chaos.
What does "locavore" mean? And do "food miles" matter? How much greenhouse gas emissions are associated with meat and dairy production? What can and should we do at home and in our workplaces?
Keynote: Heather Anderson, co-Proprietor of Whitmuir Farm and local food champion
with Eleanor Cunningham, Proprietor, Edinburgh Larder, on local provenance and
Richard Whiston, Community Gardener, Gracemount Grows Stronger, Transition Edinburgh South
This event will showcase the Edible Edinburgh initiative and the Edinburgh Food Charter - part of the Edinburgh Sustainable Food City.
This event is free but please register at https://te-26oct.eventbrite.co.uk
Links to other events at www.transitionedinburgh.org.uk/ OR https://www.facebook.com/transitionedinburgh
1.00pm Register / soup and rolls for those who come early
1.30pm Introducing the topic with our keynote contribution
2.00pm Paired discussion about the issues raised
2.10pm Two more short contributions leading to questions identified
2.30pm Marketplace for topics needing more exploration, then refreshments
3.00pm Round-table conversations leading to ideas for action
4.15pm Coming together to share the ideas generated
Image: Thanks for Nourish Scotland