Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change?

Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change?
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF) and Humber College invited Canadian students to get together—virtually—and talk about the impact that modern food systems might be having on our health, land and food security.

Environmentalist and broadcaster Dr. David Suzuki was joined by J.B. MacKinnon, Utcha Sawyers, and Tanya Davis, whose compelling poem appears in the NFB film Island Green, a look at conventional and organic farming on Prince Edward Island.

Co-hosted by the NFB, DSF and Humber College, this 90-minute special event was geared towards high school seniors, student groups and college and university classes.

Instructors

Dr. David Suzuki, environmentalist, J.B. MacKinnon, co-author of Canadian bestseller The 100-Mile Diet, Utcha Sawyers, Food Share Toronto and special guest: Tanya Davis, poet.

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To prepare your high-school senior-level class, student club or college and university friends for this virtual classroom experience, visit NFB.ca and get inspired by our Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change? playlist of related films, including Island Green and other educational resources curated by the NFB and our partners.

Follow us on Twitter @NFB_Education to stay tuned to more exciting news about our virtual classrooms.