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Municipal Food Policy Assistant, Sustain Ontario

Sustain Ontario has funding for a Municipal Food Policy Event and Policy Coordinator and are seeking a highly motivated, organized, analytical and dynamic summer student, preferably in a graduate level program, to work with us starting as early as June 1st, 2015.


  • Support the planning and implementation of two municipal food policy and local food events
  • Conduct outreach and interviews with municipal food policy and local food advocates
  • Research innovative local food ideas and activities to inform the development of municipal food policy resources
  • Assist in the research and development of municipal and local food policy resources
  • Communicate about events, initiatives and research through the Sustain Ontario website and social media

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Mixing Ingredients

January 16, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

At Balsillie School of International Affairs, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo (Room 145)

Food connects us. This simple statement reveals how the food we consume, research, refuse to eat, or throw away structures our everyday local and global lives, This roundtable–comprised of academics, advocates, activists, organizers, and artists–will explore how food research moves across both disciplinary and institutional borders and takes up residence outside academic confines and discourses. This conversation will be an opportunity to explore how academic thinking can be translated through the study of food in such a way as to be useful outside of university structures.


Andrew Bieler, Communication & Culture, York University
Michelle Coyne, Second Harvest, Toronto, Ontario
Charles Levoke, Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilfrid Laurier University
Steffanie Scott, Geography & Environmental Management, University of Waterloo

This session is part of the annual conference of the Canadian Association for Cultural Studies, Dispersions. Conference fees are not required if this is the only session you plan to attend.