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HEAL helps run Agro-Food Symposium

Thursday, April 14, 2016

HEAL team members Dr Jason Gilliland, Michael Clark, Sarah Cappuccitti and Catherine DuBreck helped a large interdisciplinary team organize and run a Symposium on Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the Great Lakes Basin at Western University today.  The symposium involved representatives from federal, provincial, and municipal levels of government, farming organizations, a range of NGOs, and industry, as well as professors and graduate students from 10 different departments at Western!  Western geographers (led by Dr Tony Weis) ran a workshop entitled “Rebuilding Foodsheds: Barriers, Opportunities, and Emerging Innovations”.