Join Peggy O’Neil for Engaging Discussions on Food Policy in Upcoming Episodes of “Food for the Future”

Food For the Future with Peggy O'NeilPeggy O’Neil, a passionate home economist and former MLFPC Board Member, is releasing more episodes in Season 3 of her “Food for the Future” podcast! This podcast is your gateway to a world of inspiring stories, insightful conversations, and thought-provoking discussions about the future of food. Get ready to embark on a journey that celebrates local contributions for global encouragement.

Listen to these next episodes to hear from experts like Alicia Martin discussing mandatory food system literacy in education, and Carolyn Webb addressing waste reduction in school lunches and the push for a universal school food program. Explore local farm activities with Susan Lester-Ryan, Co-Owner of Lester’s Farm Market, and gain global insights on World Food Day with Jocelyn Brown Hall from the UN Food & Agriculture Organization. Don’t miss these engaging discussions on food, education, and sustainability!

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  1. Saturday September 23, 2023

Series: Food for Thought

Hear about innovative research on mandatory food system literacy in public education for Grades 1-12 from Alicia Martin, PhD Candidate, University of Guelph.

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  1. Saturday September 30, 2023

Series: Waste Not

Discover ways to avoid waste in school lunches, and what is being done across Canada in support of a universal school food program with guest Carolyn Webb the Coordinator of the Coalition for Healthy School Food (Ontario Chapter).

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  1. Saturday October 7, 2023

Series: Back to the Future

Find out what is happening for Fall on local, family-run farms, including apple-picking, visits to the pumpkin patch, and farmgate markets from Susan Lester-Ryan who is the Co-Owner of Lester’s Farm Market.

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  1. Saturday October 14, 2023

Series: Our World

Learn what is happening across the globe on World Food Day (October 16th ), and see how small changes at home can make a big difference. Jocelyn Brown Hall, Executive Director, UN Food & Agriculture Organization (North America)

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