Growing community with social enterprise

 
When:
February 7, 2019 @ 10:30 – 12:00
2019-02-07T10:30:00+11:00
2019-02-07T12:00:00+11:00
Where:
Preston Town Hall
269 Gower St
Preston VIC 3072
Australia
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Darebin Council - Community Forums

Devita Davison, Executive Director of FoodLab Detroit will tell the story of the good food movement in Detroit, and the push to build a vibrant food economy in the wake of the decline of the automobile and other manufacturing industries. Devita will describe how the Foodlab Detroit has supported social enterprise to improve the health and social wellbeing of Detroit communities, and increase diversity and equity. She will share the case studies of diverse groups of local entrepreneurs, the skills and confidence they’ve developed through the Foodlab Detroit program, and the challenges they have overcome to establish food businesses and grow a more equitable food supply which honours identity and culture. Listen to Devita’s TED interview.

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