Feeding the Planet: World’s First Rooftop Farm

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave. (St. George TTC Bedford exit, 1 block North), Toronto

Doors open at 6:30pm
 

On World Food Day – a day focused on increasing awareness of world hunger and poverty and to inspire solutions for world change – the Festival will feature innovative and ingenious approaches that are helping to secure our food supply against the challenges faced as a result of climate change, including:

How a Rooftop Farm Feeds a City -- The film explores innovative and ingenious approaches that are helping to secure our food supply against the challenges faced as a result of climate change. On of the innovators is Mohamed Hage, an agriculture and technology enthusiast and founder of Lufa Farms, who shares his story on how and why he created the first commercial rooftop greenhouse in the world.

Speaker: Debbie Field, Executive Director of FoodShare

Discussion Focus: How do we improve access to affordable and healthy food from field to table? And what are local groups doing to help us reach that vision?