Activities calendar

09 March 2017

University Hall

March 9, 2017

Food (In)Security

The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations defines Food Security as: "A condition in which all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life.” What does the issue of food security look like in Hamilton, in other communities across Ontario and on post-secondary campuses? What are the impacts and considerations when looking to address intersecting issues around food security?

Event Details

Date & Time:

March 9, 2017
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm


Speakers will discuss their perspectives, experiences and advocacy in relation to food security, talk about the work they do and share ideas on how students can take action and participate. During the event, attendees have an opportunity to meet with a variety of campus and community groups working in the area of food security. 

Panelists include:

• Mike Balkwill, Put Food in the Budget

• Clare Wagner, Neighbour to Neighbour Community Food Centre

• Frank Chen, McMaster Student

• Emergency Outreach Program, Native Women’s Centre

McMaster Museum of Art sign

March 9, 2017

McMaster Museum of Art: Sketching Thursdays

Sketch in the galleries where inspiration is abundant.

Event Details

Date & Time:

March 9, 2017
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm


Art supplies are provided at this free event. No registration is required.