Think & Eat Green @ School Sponsored Lecture Speaker Janet Poppendieck at Vancouver Food Policy Council | Wed. September 17

In town for TEGS sponsored lecture Do as I say, Not as I do: What Canada Can Learn from US Experience with the National School Lunch Program’, Janet Poppendieck (Professor Emerita of Sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York, and Director of Public Policy at the New York City Food Policy Center, the CUNY School of Public Health) will also be participating in a Vancouver Food Policy Council meeting in which the theme will be Confronting First World Hunger. Graham Riches, former dean of Social Work at UBC and editor of the soon to be released First World Hunger Revisited (in which Janet also contributed a chapter), will also be one of the speakers.

This portion of the VFPC will be taking place from 7-8:30pm on Wednesday, September 17 in the Town Hall room at Vancouver City Hall (453 W. 12th Avenue – enter through the 12th Avenue entrance).

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