2012 Growing Local Conference
The Marlborough Hotel,, 331 Smith Street
February 23 to 25
Food Matters Manitoba, and the 2012 Growing Local Organizing Committee cordially invite you to Manitoba's premiere food security event.
This year's conference will feature workshops in:
• * Do-It-Yourself Food Skills
• * Community Connections
• * Gardening
• * Indigenous Food Culture
• * Farm Stories
• * Food and Health
• * "Food Matters (To Me)" Youth Gathering
For more information and to register please visit Food Matters Manitoba website
(ph) 943-0822 (email) Food Matters Manitoba
"An Evening with Winona LaDuke"
not included in General Conference registration fees
Tickets $15, can be purchased online
Reknowned Anishinaabe author, orator, and one of Time magazine's most promising leaders, keynote speaker Winona LaDuke will be presenting on "Food Sovereignty and the Green Economy: Challenges and Strategies for the Social Justice Movement".
LaDuke examines how these struggles link to broader economic and political trends and underscores the challenges facing social justice movements as a whole.
LaDuke is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups. She is the founder of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, and a leader on the issues of culturally-based sustainable development strategies, renewable energy and food systems.