Hot Topic: Philanthropy supporting a more equitable, sustainable and healthier food system

Where: Online

When: Thu 31st Aug 2017, 13:00 – 14:00 (1 hour)

Across Australia new food systems initiatives are on the rise, tackling a wide range of social and environmental problems. Alternative farming methods, farmers markets, urban agriculture projects and food waste initiatives are community responses to concern that the Australian food system is unfair and damaging to the environment. This webinar will showcase some exciting food system initiatives and explore the ways philanthropy can support positive change to the food system.

Our presenters are:

  • Robert Pekin, Foundation and Executive Director, Food Connect Foundation
  • Hayley Morris, Trustee, Morris Family Foundation
  • Alexandra Iljadica, Co-founder and CEO, Youth Food Movement

Webinar conducted by Philanthropy Australia in conjunction with:



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