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World Food Day Invitation: The work of Sustain

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on October 9th, 2009

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The Victorian Food Policy Coalition Steering Committee presents “A strategic approach to food – policies & pitfalls.  The work of Sustain UK”

Guest Speaker: Jeanette Longfield MBE,  Co-ordinator of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

Jeanette Longfield’s degree in International Relations and a Masters in Development Studies led to work as a Policy Analyst at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, and campaigning at the Coronary Prevention Group. Four years on she became Co-ordinator of the National Food Alliance which merged with the Sustainable Agriculture Food and Environment (SAFE) Alliance to form SUSTAIN. As SUSTAIN’s Co-ordinator, Jeanette contributes to a number of food policy committees, liaises with the Food Standards Agency, and appears regularly in the media representing a public interest view on food policy issues. She was awarded an MBE for services to food policy in 2007.

Friday 16th October 2009
2.30-4.30 pm
Theatre 2 – Basement Room 1.2, University of Melbourne
221 Bouverie Street (corner Bainbridge Place) CARLTON 3053

Please be early to ensure your place (seating for approx 100)

Further information:

Beverley Wood, VLGA fsn@vlga.org.au 03 9349 7999
Mark Lawrence, Deakin Uni lawrence@deakin.edu.au 03 9244 3789
Kirsten Larsen, VEIL klarsen@unimelb.edu.au 03 8344 9189

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