The Food Security Network and Oxfam are partnering up once again to host this popular event on October 19th! All proceeds from the 2012 World Food Day Movie & Meal will go towards supporting food security initiatives in the province that are working to ensure access to healthy food for all. The Meal: A three-course meal made mostly of local ingredients showcasing fish, vegetables, & fruit of Newfoundland & Labrador. The Movie: END OF THE LINE, an eye-opening documentary looking at the impact of overfishing on oceans www.endoftheline.com
Two thought-provoking public forums are happening this week in St. John's and Corner Brook to make the connection between global and local food security. Get the global picture from Robert Fox, Executive Director of Oxfam Canada and then hear about local issues from Kristie Jameson (Executive Director of the Food Security Network NL) in St. John's and Chan Wiseman (Chair of Newfoundland and Labrador Young Farmers' Forum) in Corner Brook.