FOOD SECURITY


CAN THE THOMPSON – OKANAGAN REGION BECOME FOOD SECURE?

Many studies over the years have shown the benefits of growing more of the food we eat, within the regions where we live. Food security or food self reliance is possible and desirable in the Thompson – Okanagan region. It may even be profitable.

SIX QUESTIONS
THREE PROBLEMS (and Solutions)
ONE FOOD ACTION ITEM

Help answer these questions and maybe help yourself too.

Food Security Questions

WHAT does food security mean to you?

WHY is food security important?

WHO does the work to increase local food supply?

WHERE do we start the food security conversation?

HOW do we change the Industrial Agri-Food COMPLEX?

WHEN can the Thompson-Okanagan become food secure?

Take some time and talk with friends and family and co-workers.

We suggest small groups of either 3 people or 5 people.
(build consensus)
Please print questions

Write answers
email to:

jane@OrganicFoodSecurity.ca

emailed answers will be posted on our web site
Can talking lead to actions?

2019 copyright rob dixon dba. ok.o.s

Good. Now please list your top three food problems.

TOP 3 FOOD PROBLEMS
1._______________________________________________________________

2._______________________________________________________________

3._______________________________________________________________

If these are the problems then what could be the solutions? Have fun with your answers and get your small group to write down the results of your talking.

YOUR SOLUTIONS
1._______________________________________________________________

2._______________________________________________________________

3._______________________________________________________________

One last item to discuss and write down so you can email it to jane@OrganicFoodSecurity.ca.

CHOOSE THE #1 ITEM ABOVE TO ACT ON. For OK.O.S, the #1 Food Action Item is to help start a conversation about food security throughout the Thompson – Okanagan bio-region.

WHAT IS YOUR #1 FOOD ACTION ITEM?

Thank you for your help. I hope you found it useful and educational and maybe even enjoyable.

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