29 minutes | Mar 25, 2021

Ep.5 Food Security Part 1: More Than a Bag of Food

Food security is so much more than just receiving a bag of food. Part 1 of this season's series on food security is made up of highlights from a panel discussion hosted by Congregation Beth Israel and Jewish Family Services of Vancouver back in January. The panelists provide a big picture introduction to food security in all its complexity; from the lived experience, to global systems, to the spiritual impact of food (in)justice. Panelists: Mara Shnay - Chair of the Jewish Family Services Client Advisory Committee Cindy McMillan - Director of Programs and Partnerships at JFS Krystine McInnes - CEO at Grown Here Farms Dr. Eleanor Boyle - Writer and educator on sustainable food systems Dr. Tammara Soma - Assistant Professor and Food Systems Lab Research Director at Simon Fraser University Stay tuned for Parts 2 & 3 as we dig deeper into local food insecurity and learn about an exciting development in how it's being addressed. 
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