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Webinar: Food Literacy: From Concept to Practice

How does “Food Literacy” relate to “Health Literacy” and how do you implement it in practice? This webinar took place on February 13, 2019, and we are pleased to offer a powerpoint presentation and audio file from the webinar for those who missed it.

The webinar began with a background and introduction by Irv Rootman, Chair of the B.C. Health Literacy Networks and was followed by a discussions on Food Literacy—an evolving sub-concept of health literacy — by Doris Gillis, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Human Nutrition at St. Francis Xavier University,  Food Literacy in Classrooms by Richard Han, Provincial Manager of Farm to School BC program and the Farmer’s Market Nutrition Coupon Program by Peter LeBlanc, Program Manager of BC Association of Farmer’s Market, and finally, a Q & A session.

Download a powerpoint presentation from the webinar HERE

You can listen to the audio from the webinar below.