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The second annual bruce and Lis Welch Community Dialogue
Thursday, January 27, 2011, 7-9PM
Featuring Will Allen, CEO, Growing Power Community Food Centre, Milwaukee & Chicago
Join us to find out how Will Allen, urban farmer and community activist, is dedicated to supporting low income and small family farmers and bringing healthy, affordable food to urban areas. Will has over fifty years experience in farming, marketing and distributing food and has shared this knowledge with youth, adults, community groups, immigrants, farmers and consumers. Winner of the $500,000 MacArthur Genius Fellowship in 2008, Will Allen is transforming the cultivation, production, and delivery of healthy foods to underserved urban populations.
For more information on Will Allen, please visit his blog here.
Moderator: Peter Ladner, SFU Centre for Dialogue Fellow