Food Planet Health: City of Toronto response to the Global Call to ActionMarch 25th 2019. 18:00 to 20:00
PUBLIC LAUNCH EVENT
Monday, March 25 6:00-8:00 pm
Can we feed a future population of 10 billion people a healthy diet within planetary boundaries?
To answer this question, EAT gathered 37 of the planet's foremost experts who, for the first time ever, proposed scientific targets for what constitutes both a healthy diet and a sustainable food system.
How can the City of Toronto respond to this planetary call to action?
The City of Toronto invites you to a presentation, panel discussion and Q&A on the report from the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health and how this can positively impact Torontonians.
Dr. Fabrice DeClerck, Science Director, EAT Lancet Commission
David Miller, North American Regional Director & Global Ambassador for Inclusive Climate Action, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and former Mayor of Toronto
Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health
Makiko Taguchi, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Paul M. Taylor, FoodShare Toronto
Jim Baxter, Environment and Energy Division
Barbara Emanuel, Toronto Public Health
Panel moderated by:
Lori Stahlbrand, Toronto Food Policy Council
Registration opens at 5:30 p.m. and light snacks will be served.
Program begins at 6 p.m.
Formal program ends at 8 p.m. with a reception afterwards.
Please register by March 15th. Limited seating available. Admission is free.
Link to EAT-Lancet Commission page: https://eatforum.org/eat-lancet-commission/