Festival of Dangerous Ideas - November 15

November 15, 2014 4:46 pm
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Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Food for Thought… Exploring Our Relationship to Our Food System through a Convergence of Music, Art and Conversation

Saturday November 15, 2014
at Daniels Spectrum
585 Dundas Street East
Downtown Toronto

Featuring keynote speaker Dr. Vandana Shiva, along with Shiv Chopra (Canadian Council for Food Sovereignty and Health), John Bennett (Executive Director of the Sierra Club), Rachel Parent (Kids Right to Know), and many others.

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What’s so dangerous about ideas?

Ideas have the power to change the world… The Festival of Dangerous Ideas: Food For Thought is a dynamic event which will explore our relationship with our food system through the convergence of music, art and conversation. Our day-long festival will examine some ‘dangerous ideas’ about industrial agriculture, genetically modified organisms and the unsustainable nature of our current food system. Throughout the day, speakers will present new ways of thinking that can support the transition towards earth democracy, a just food system, and a world beyond pesticides. After an afternoon of engaging with academics, agricultural activists and NGO moguls, we will gather for a tapas reception and a keynote presented by the revolutionary Dr. Vandana Shiva. At night, we will put on our dancing shoes and enjoy a proper dance party, consisting of local producers and DJs.