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FESTA 2018: Food and The City Symposium


Sun 21 Oct 2018, 12:30pm–4:30pm

Where: Tūranga (New Central Library), 60 Cathedral Square, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


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Presented by: Freerange Press

Join Freerange Press, contributors to their book Kai and culture: Food stories from Aotearoa, and invited guests for a symposium at our brand new central library, where they explore some of the issues involved in the growing, making and eating of our food, and its potential for positive impact in our cities.

Hosted by Simon Wilson, with Rod Oram, Rebekah Graham, Dr Alistair Humphrey (CDHB), Professor Simon Kingham (UC), Angela Clifford (EatNZ), Hugh Nicholson (Regenerate), Joseph Hullen (NgāiTūāhuriri/Ngāti Hinematua), Tracy Berno (AUT) Bailey Perryman (Cultivate), Manaia Cunningham (Hapai Heritage Potato), Glen Herud (Happy Cow Milk), Dr Julia Rucklidge (UC), Dr Suzanne Vallance (Lincoln), Peter Wells (Food Resilience Network).

FESTA 2018 is a public festival of architecture, design and food. Over the course of Labour Weekend workshops, talks, pop-up projects, family events, tours, live performance, artworks and more take place at various venues across the city. Make sure you join us for our headline event, FEASTA!, a spectacular celebration of architecture, community and food, live for one night only on Saturday 20 October (rain date Sunday 21 October).