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What are men eating and what’s eating men? - lunchtime conversation

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We are pleased to announce our next lunchtime conversation at Sims Hill Community Food Centre:

What choices do men make about the food that they (/we) eat? Do they (/we) have any specific attitudes around animal- or plant-based protein? And what links do and can men make between what happens on the plate and what happens in the wider environment?

Dr Emma Roe and Dr Paul Hurley are researchers at the University of Southampton, and have been leading a project in Bristol in partnership with Windmill Hill City Farm and The Matthew Tree Project. They’re trying to understand more about men’s relationships to the ‘more-than-human world’, interrogating what it means to be an ethical consumer, and seeking to find new opportunities for men to become ecological citizens. The Man Food project has involved workshops with groups of men, an artists’ residency (And All the Men We Saw Today<http://bristolgreencapital.org/events/men-saw-today-sensory-audio-walk/>), pop up discussions and the development of a toolkit, for organisations wanting to work with groups around food and ecology. It has been funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council Connected Communities Programme.


At Sims Hill, Emma and Paul join us for an interactive discussion about some of the themes of Man Food, and seeing how we can get past some of the stereotypes and misconceptions around food and gender, to affect real social and ecological change.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 and the discussion will begin at around 1pm. Lunch is free though please bring your pennies to make a donation for ingredients. Lunch is vegetarian and will be cooked by the members of the Sims Hill Community Food Centre on an open fire for all to enjoy. Everyone welcome!

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