Markham Museum: Possible Futures and Equitable Access to Food

LAND|SLIDE Possible Futures

Markham Museum
Location: Transportation Hall

Possible Futures Panel Series
Programmed by Chloë Brushwood Rose, Jennifer Foster and Lisa Hosale

The panel series brings together community stakeholders, local experts, and Land|Slide artists to debate and discuss the core themes of the exhibition and of possible futures in Markham. Each panel asks a small group of people to respond to a provocative question that is central to imagining a sustainable future.

Panel 2: September 29, 5-7pm

Possible Futures and Equitable Access to Food: How is hunger a sustainability issue?

Moderator: Chloë Brushwood Rose, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, York University

Brenda Hsueh, Owner and Operator of Black Sheep Farm, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) vegetable farmer, and runs a local food procurement project for the City of Thunder Bay.

Valerie Tarasuk
, professor at the University of Toronto in Nutritional Sciences, and Principal Investigator of PROOF, researching food insecurity and policy options.

Joan Stonehocker
, Executive Director at York Region Food Network, which promotes food security through community gardens, kitchens, support programs for organizations and shelters, and many more programs in Markham and across the York Region.

Evelyn Encalada
, Teacher, researcher, and founding member of Justicia/Justice for Migrant Workers, which works with seasonal agricultural migrant workers in Canada.

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