Past Prince George Event: VOL 2

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May 13, 2014
@ The Twisted Cork

Hot on the heels of our first event, local organizers are pleased to announce Vol. 2 of PechaKucha Prince George: Food for Thought. This edition will explore stories of food and creativity. 

Join us for the rapid-fire presentation night that will showcase a dozen speakers, each presenting in under seven minutes, leaving us plenty of time to eat, drink, socialize, and to get to know the presenters.

The event is free and no tickets are issued - first come, first served.

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The birth of a nanobrewery

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Allan Dawson loves beer, and he likes to show how he has transformed that love into a full commercial brewery unit in his basement. He talks about the history of beer and says that beer was the only reason that the farmers, long time ago, were motivated to stay in fields for long time. He criticises the probation of beer in the past and calls it ''the dark times’’ for beer lovers.


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De-Colonizing the Food System

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Diandra Oliver shares her story of providing for her family while living in poverty and striving to break the boundaries of a colonized food system. She talks about her relationship with food, how she make decisions with food and how she de-colonise her food practice on daily bases.


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Culinarily Creative

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

"As adults, we appreciate the appearence of well-plated food. Beautiful food tastes beautiful to us. Why shouldn't the same be true for kids."

Many parents will try to disguise healthy foods to get their kids to eat them, but Jennifer Brandle-McCall convinces us in Culinary Creative from PechaKucha Night Prince George Vol. 2, that making healthy foods recognisable and fun is the key to developing healthy eating choices. See some of the culinary creations she has created that encourage her kids to explore healthy foods.

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A PorkhaikuKecha

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Laura Sapergia shares a poetic ode to Petunia the pig in haiku format.

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Regeneration: Growth and Experiences of New Farmers

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

With the average age of a farmer in Canada well over 55, young farmers are something of a rarity. Who are these young farmers and what motivates them to grow our food amongst the competition of the modern food industry? Mike Dewar has traveled across northern British Columbia to research the motivations and successes of young farmers, learning along the way that it is about more than just food.

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Wild Foraging in Northern Forests

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Steph St. Laurent's formative years were spent in the deep woods, learning the sights and sounds of life in the great outdoors. Despite his busy city life as a filmmaker, he still spends as much time in our northern forests as he can. Steph offers some insight into which plants and berries to seek out. Foraging is, and will always be close to his heart.

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Building the Soil: Growing Food Without Chemicals

@ VOL 2 ON MAY 13, 2014

Melanie Watts is a master gardener, author and blogger and has been growing food organically for her family for 25 years. She has learned that by paying attention to nature, she can create a sustainable fertile soil that in turn feeds the plants.

No presenters have been added to this event.