Jan. 23, 2019
For Immediate Release
On Jan. 22, the federal government unveiled a new and updated Canada’s Food Guide, which encourages Canadians to consume more plant-based foods and less meat and dairy.
Wilfrid Laurier University has several experts available to speak about this topic.
Alison Blay-Palmer, associate professor in Laurier’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies and director of the Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, is an expert in resilient food systems and sustainable communities. She is the author of Models and Best Practices for Building Effective Local Food Systems in Ontario. She can be reached at 519.884.0710 x2604 or at email@example.com.
Andrew Spring is a research associate and an adjunct professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies. His research focuses on issues of food security and the impact of climate change on communities in the Northwest Territories. He works closely with governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and local communities to support the creation of sustainable food systems in the NWT. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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