Food and the City

Sunday 21 October, 12.30-4.30pm (3 sessions with breaks in between)

TSB Space, T?ranga
60 Cathedral Square


Freerange Press presents a free national symposium, Food and the City, at Christchurch’s new public library, T?ranga.

Join Freerange Press, contributors to their book Kai and culture: Food stories from Aotearoa, and invited guests for a symposium where they explore some of the issues involved in the growing, making and eating of our food, and its potential for positive impact in our cities.

Hosted by Simon Wilson, with Rod Oram, Rebekah Graham, Dr Alistair Humphrey (CDHB), Professor Simon Kingham (UC), Angela Clifford (EatNZ), Hugh Nicholson (Regenerate), Joseph Hullen (Ng?iT??huriri/Ng?ti Hinematua), Tracy Berno (AUT), Bailey Perryman (Cultivate), Manaia Cunningham (Hapai Heritage Potato), Glen Herud (Happy Cow Milk), Dr Julia Rucklidge (UC), Dr Suzanne Vallance (Lincoln) & Peter Wells (Food Resilience Network).

Session one: 12.30–1.30pm, Connecting the dots

20 minute break

Session two: 1.50 -2.50pm, ?tautahi Christchurch – land use, kaitiakitanga & civic stewardship

20 minute break

Session three: 3.10-4.30pm, The potential of food

Freerange wishes to thank Meadow Mushrooms, AUT’s School of Hospitality and Tourism and BreakFree on Cashel for making this symposium possible.