"Fruitful Discussion" a World Day Gathering and Discussion

Event Details

When
October 16, 2019 at 6pm - 9pm
Where
First Presbyterian Church
2170 Albert St, Regina, SK S4P2T9,

About the event

Join us in conversations about the human connection to food and our planet, and Healthy Diets for a #ZeroHunger World. Learn about food sovereignty around the world and about how we can achieve food security in our everyday lives.

Speakers:

Carmen Bahena Bahena, Director of the A.C. Meeting and Dialogue Center in Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico

Naomi Beingessner, PhD Candidate in the Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba

Wednesday, October 16th from 6-9 pm at First Presbyterian Church

Entertainment for the evening will be provided by The Reel Anti-Suppressants Popular Theatre Troupe. Healthy, local snacks will be served. 

About Carmen Bahena Bahena 

Carmen is Director of the A.C. Meeting and Dialogue Center in Cuernavaca Morelos, Mexico, which has a counterpart in Regina called Cuernavaca Project. Carmen participates in an initiative of an agroecology school, in the indigenous community of Hueyapan, in the state of Morelos. They promote eco technologies to life, like dry ecological sanitation. Their target is young people in need of options and alternatives for both study and work, and for the social and economic empowerment of women.

About Naomi Beingessner

Naomi Beingessner is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Environment and Geography, University of Manitoba. Their current project is 'Beyond private and public: models of agricultural land tenure and governance in the Prairie provinces." This study responds to calls from civil society organizations and researchers for more research on changing farmland ownership and will contribute to the emerging body of work on land sovereignty.

About the Reel Anti-Suppressants Popular Theatre Troupe

Based out of the Regina Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, the troupe uses music and humorous skits to confront various forms of discrimination and to encourage us all to work together for a healthier world.