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Circular Food Hubs: Lessons Learned from Nova Scotia

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dates: June 4, 2024 and June 25, 2024

Businesses, local governments, and community leaders from across Canada involved with the Canadian food system are invited to virtual knowledge-sharing sessions featuring grant-winning businesses and partner organizations involved in the Circular Food Hubs: Mainland Nova Scotia project.

The sessions will:

  • Provide a project overview and its 5 step process
  • Share experiences and insights from participating businesses and organizations
  • Identify how lessons learned can inform circular food system change in other parts of Canada
  • Discuss the future for circular food hubs in Nova Scotia and beyond
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Stories Across Canada: Circular Food System Change Leaders
June 4, 2024, 9:00 am – 10:00 am PST​

We want to change the way our community engages with food – waste less, regenerate more, and increase our climate action. Learn from local government food system champions who have led circular change movements, or are deep in the midst of this work, embedded in planning, solid waste, or sustainability departments.

Featured speakers:

  • Shannon Betts, Manager, of Policy and Enforcement, Solid Waste Resources, HRM
  • Marcos Badra, Program Manager, Circle Economy, City of Richmond
  • Ashlee Cooper, formerly with Our Food Future, City of Guelph
Learn more about our speakers

Stories from Nova Scotia: Circular Food Solution Innovators
June 25, 2024,​​​​ 9:00 am – 10:30 am PST

Nova Scotians have a vision for what the future of circular food hubs can be. Business innovation plays a big part. In this session, you’ll hear from award-winning innovators about their solutions, the barriers they face, and how they are overcoming them. Their stories offer insights for businesses, governments, and community organizations across Canada.

Featured speakers​​:

  • Shivani Dhamija, Shivani’s Kitchen, Upcycling Whey
  • Ali Mousavi , MOC Biotechnologies Inc, Lobster Waste to 3D Printing Bioink
  • Sodexo Campus Canada, Repurposing Surplus Food to Communities
Learn more about our speakers​

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