Eat, Read, Learn!

The links below do not necessarily reflect the ideas/beliefs of the DNNS. They are topics of interest to dietitians who work with the public and want to learn more.

If you have a blog, book, or online course that you would like to share with your fellow network members, please forward information to Coleen at: coleen.innerpeas@gmail.com

EAT:

Have you been to Devour! the food film festival in Wolfville? It’s the 9th season for this foodie and film buff’s dream festival. Food films, cooking workshops, round table discussions on food waste, wine with food tastings, bike rides, and the list goes on! So much to learn and enjoy at this event in the beautiful Wolfville/Kentville area, from Oct. 22-27th. Tickets available online, by phone or in person at Ticketpro outlets.

READ AND LEARN:

Wow, September has been a highly charged month with climate strikes, led by the outstanding young Greta Thunberg. The federal election is only a few weeks away, and given the continued dire reports from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, concerned citizens want to vote for candidates and parties that are prioritizing the climate in their election platforms. A group from Dalhousie university have created EnviroVote Canada, a resource that may help you understand which parties are addressing the current, science-based issues identified by the UN panel. We can’t have healthy, sustainable, affordable food if we are not dealing with the current climate crisis. Make your vote count!

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