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CityTalks 2012 – free event exploring the City of Sydney’s sustainable food plans

CityTalks 2012 – Sustainable Food

Recipes for change

How food is changing the cultural and community life of cities

Around the world, cities are looking for ways to feed their fast growing populations sustainably and ethically.

Economist and social commentator David McWilliams has seen the effects of shrinking crop stockpiles, increases in biofuel demand and commodity speculation. These changes herald a possible end for cheap, accessible food across the world and this City Talk will explore how cities can respond.

Lord Mayor Clover Moore will talk about how cities can plan for the food crisis by rethinking the way we connect to food sources and local initiatives such as community gardens and our planned City Farm.

A terrific panel of Sydney foodies will discuss how Sydney’s food culture is changing and how that is in turn changing the lifestyle of residents and visitors to the city. They will look at how the sustainable food movement can strengthen communities and ask if this food culture can bring people back to the table.

Tuesday, 13 November 2012
6.30 to 8pm
City Recital Hall Angel Place Sydney
North of Martin Place between George and Pitt Streets


Rail Wynyard or Martin Place
Bus Near Martin Place
Bike Free valet bike parking on Ash Street from 6-9pm

Grab a bite from one of our food trucks at Angel Place near Ash Street from 5.30
to 9pm.


Tickets are FREE and ESSENTIAL and available from City Recital Hall Angel Place
Box Office on 02 8256 2222 or cityrecitalhall.com

For future City Talk alerts please sign up to the City of Sydney What’s On

Master of Ceremonies:
Simon Marnie

Welcome & Keynote:
Lord Mayor Clover Moore

Guest Speaker:
David McWilliams
Global Economist, Author, Journalist and Broadcaster

On the panel:
Justin Hemmes
CEO, Merivale
Ronni Kahn
CEO and Founder, Oz Harvest
Joost Bakker
Artist, By Joost
Jared Ingersoll
Founder, Dank Street Depot
Sally Hill
Leadership Team, Youth Food Movement
Jill Dupleix
Author and Food journalist, The Sydney Morning Herald

Cycle to City Talks
Free valet bike parking located at Ash Street (behind City Recital Hall) from 6 –

Read about the City of Sydney’s 2030 blueprint for a sustainable city.

Presented by the City of Sydney and The Sydney Morning Herald.

About Michelle.Montgomery

Michelle Montgomery is a Sydney-based Content + Social Media Creator for Design, Arts and Food & Lifestyle focused clients.

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