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PRACTICING FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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PRACTICING FOOD SOVEREIGNTY IN THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Imagining a regenerative, community led & cooperative local food sector.

Online Session I Tuesday October 19th 2021
15.30 - 17.00 BST I 16.30 - 18.00 CET

While admission is FREE to this event, you MUST register beforehand as places are strictly limited. Please secure your place by booking here

Green European Foundation, along with Green Foundation Ireland and Cultivate would like to invite you to a dynamic online conversation and launch of a pamphlet exploring the topic of Food Sovereignty, Climate Action and Local Resilience.

This session will include conversations with leading Irish and European advocates of regenerative agriculture. rural regeneration and sustainability. It will explore how we might take climate action and strengthen the resilience and wellbeing of our local places through the practice of food sovereignty.

The project builds upon the outputs of the 2020 project. ‘A Question of SCALE’ and the findings of an online session held in June 2021 to produce the new GEF Pamphlet, ‘Food Sovereignty, Climate Action and Local Resilience’, that is launched at this webinar.


This project is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Green Foundation Ireland and Cultivate, with the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation.

The online webinar is facilitated by Davie Philip This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Facilitator and Community Climate Coach with Cultivate.ie and Network Weaver with Ecolise.eu

Contributors Include

Sien Hasker, Project Coordinator GEF

Ewa Sufin-Jacquemart - Director of the Green Polish foundation “Strefa Zieleni”, writes for their publication, and coordinates the Green Centre of the Congress of Women. She has worked a lot on the topic of food, especially related to the Farm to Fork Strategy and European Green Deal.

Judith Hitchman - Urgenci, The global Community Supported Agriculture network.
Judith Hitchman is a food sovereignty activist, and is currently president of Urgenci, the global Community Supported Agriculture network, a social movement that now represents approximately 2 million people. She also represents Urgenci as a Board Member of the intercontinental Social and Solidarity Economy network (RIPESS).

Mike Small - A Scottish freelance writer, journalist, author and publisher. He worked in the Fife district of Scotland to develop new models of organizing around local food that culminated in a book titled Scotland’s Local Food Revolution.

Lisa Fingleton - An artist, grower, writer and filmmaker based on an organic farm on the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. Her book The Local Food Project explores the power of growing and eating local food.

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