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Growing a Local Food Forest Revolution: Panel Discussion

12/07/2018 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Fabian Society are following up on the well-attended and inspiring June 21st screening of Edible Paradise: Growing a Local Food Forest Revolution with a panel discussion between four of the local people at the ‘vege roots’ of that revolution. They’ll be talking about what a food system that delivers good food for all in an earth-friendly way looks like. They will share some of what they have experienced and learned, and open a discussion that seeks to examine what kinds of policies are needed to create a food system that serves people and planet.

The Panel
Matt Morris – Sustainability Advisor for the University of Canterbury and former coordinator of the Food Resilience Network. See –
Peter Wells – coordinator of the central city Otakaro Orchard project and the food network proposed in the Ōtākaro-Avon River Corridor. See – He specializes in urban food forests and contributes to the local arts community.
Rowan Brooks – is establishing a nation-wide community food coalition, is resurrecting the farm at Gricklegrass and is the Community Garden Coordinator at Canterbury University. See –
Brent Cairns – is the Chair of the Kaiapoi Food Forest Trust and an active ‘food forester’. See –


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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