Pushing Further: Building your career in the good food movement

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The booming food sector is providing a variety of exciting opportunities for today’s innovative job seekers and for those looking for a change of career.

Find out what opportunities are hot and tasty at this mini-conference  hosted by Food Forward, a registered non-profit organization in Toronto that provides a people’s voice for a better food system.

Learn about social entrepreneurship, different models of funding and if what might be right for you. Get advice from business owners and share & develop your own ideas or strategies for making it work.

Saturday April 9, 11:30am-5:00pm
252 Bloor Street West
OISE, University of Toronto – Room 5260

Speakers and workshops:

Harriet Friedmann – University of Toronto
Introduction to the food movement and opportunities in the creative food economy and food-system research.

Nogah Kornberg, Executive Director of Young Social Entrepreneurs of Canada
Skills that define a social entrepreneur, the difference between social entrepreneurship and charity work, plus the growing area of “intra-preneurship.”

Cost: $45 for Food Forward members, $50 for non-members, $5 for Supporting members.
Registration: Register for this event by signing up here.

Event supported by: U of T Urban Agriculture Society

This event raises funds for the work of Food Forward, which is advocating for food policy change in Toronto and working to strengthen the City’s food movement.

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