Eat Your Faith (four Saturdays)

Date/Time
Date(s) - May 2, 2015
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Location
CityGate Office

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Eat Your Faith

a Judeo-Christian exploration of food, health, sustainability and culture-making

Saturdays 9:30 am to Noon, April 11 – May 2
CityGate Leadership Forum
Suite 301, 291 East 2nd Ave, Vancouver
 
Cost: $60, includes reader and appetizers
RSVP and inquiries: jonathan@cglf.ca or 778-881-2137
 
Every bite of food we take has repercussions on our bodies, our ecosystem, and our culture. This four-week seminar digs down to the major socioeconomic, medical, ecological, and spiritual roots of our relationship to food. Drawing on up-to-date research and Judeo-Christian heritage, we’ll explore the nature and history of the Western diet, its current ramifications, and inspiring alternatives to heal the food system – many or which are emerging right here in Vancouver.

Sessions:

  1. The Bread of Life and the importance of “faith in food”
  2. From eating in paradise to (mis)eating in exile: a historical sketch of the comodification of our food system
  3. Food, agriculture and the state of the world: socio-ecological considerations brought to the table
  4. Eating our way towards the City of God: now what?

Instructor: Eduardo Sasso holds a graduate degree in theology from Regent College and is currently finishing a degree in sustainability management at UBC. This seminar stems from his work in Vancouver’s social economy since 2011 and his research internship at A Rocha Canada’s farm in south Surrey.

 

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