This community conversation discussed community responses during the pandemic and thinking forward to how we can learn from this unprecedented time to address food insecurity in our community.
- Moderator: Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer, Associate Professor in Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
- Laurie O’Connor, Executive Director, Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre
- Jean Goerzen, Interim Executive Director, CHEP Good Food Inc.
- Jolon Lafond, Executive Director, White Buffalo Youth Lodge
- Chelsea Belt, Public Health Nutritionist, Population Health, Saskatchewan Health Authority
See a few tools that were referenced during the conversation:
- A Survey of Organizations and Agencies Providing Food to School Students During COVID-19
- Explore the 12 Bold Ideas to Eliminate Poverty in Saskatoon from the Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership
- Towards Improving Traditional Food Access for Urban Indigenous People
Take Your Learning Further:
- Listen to an interview with Dr. Rachel Engler-Stringer and hear her insights on potential impacts to community food security and opportunity for food system transformation.
- Explore the Saskatoon Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19
- Learn more about the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre, CHEP Good Food, and White Buffalo Youth Lodge
- Explore featured resources exploring food and COVID-19