Island Food Hubs - Together for Food

Fish Are Food

A cross-pollination between seafood, community and agriculture for healthy island food systems. We are weaving a web of interconnections among fish harvesters, food security champions, farmers and their communities.

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© Katelynn Gillette, 2019

The Food Connections conference is a call to discovery, collaboration and action towards valuing fish as food.

The main conference day on Thursday, November 28 features:

  • Keynote presentation by Jon Crofts of Codfathers Seafood Market and Slow Fish Canada.
  • Break-out tour and presentation sessions, plenty of networking opportunities.
  • A delicious catered lunch featuring regional seafood delights

Plus options to extend your conference experience with a Networking Dinner on the 28th and tours of Walcan's processing facility and the Maritime Heritage Centre exhibits on the 29th.

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Fish are Food Preliminary Schedule

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© Katelynn Gillette, 2019

Coming from out of town? Contact us about an accomodations discount for conference attendees and ride sharing opportunities. Email for details.

Win a Free Registration: We will give away one registration refund to a lucky Fish Are Food participant who also attended the Good Food Summit (happening in Victoria on November 21). Bring a copy of your Good Food Summit ticket to Fish Are Food to enter.

Financial Assistance: We have a limited amount of financial assistance available for participant conference costs.

Please let us know if finances are a barrier to your participation in this conference and we will do our best to help support your ability to attend (email for details).

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