[quote author=”Dr Wilkins” image=”https://afsa.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/dr-wilkins.jpg” w=”” h=”” image_align=””]Interest in local food has taken hold in communities around the world. For many consumers ‘local’ has surpassed ‘organic’, as an attribute motivating food purchases. Questions about nutrition adequacy of locally-based diets and food skills needed to adopt them require further explanation. Evidence related to social, economic and health benefits related to local food systems, tools for assessing local food capacity, and local food initiatives will be discussed.[/quote]
Dr Wilkins is a Registered Dietitian with a BSc in Environmental Studies, MSc and PhD in Nutrition and Consumer Economics. She is a Senior Extension Associate at Cornell University, and is currently a visiting scholar with the Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Canberra.
A discussion evening on 30 May with Dr Jennifer Wilikins at the University of Canberra, hosted by the Centre for Research and Action in Public Health.
RSVP 23rd May 2013
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Dr Jennifer Wilkins