A week of food talk, teach-ins, skill sharing around food justice on campus and beyond. Workshop series by The People’s Potato & The Midnight Kitchen.
Monday, March 18th
“Food Access and Migrant Justice in Montréal” with the Solidarity Across Borders Food For All Committee
1:30 pm in the Madeline Parent room (2nd floor of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)
Tuesday, March 19th
Seed Bomb Making with Campus Crops
2:30 pm in room B29 (Basement of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)
Description: “No time for planting your favorite native flowers? Tired of all those vacant lots not being put to better use? Learn how to make seed bombs using only clay, compost, seeds and water, and start sowing seeds without effort at home or anywhere you want! Great for quick, “no-work” seed-sowing of vigorous plants for the embellishment of public and private spaces (not necessarily your own)! Slingshot not included.”
Soda Making Workshop with the People’s Potato
4:00 pm in the People’s Potato Kitchen (7th Floor Hall building, 1445 de Maisonneuve W)
Description: Learn how to make your own fizzy soda at the People’s Potato!
Wednesday, March 20th
Make Your Own Bread with Adrian (our very own MK cooking coordinator!)
3:00 pm in the Midnight Kitchen (3rd floor of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)
Description: “Hi all, we will be baking from scratch a batch of bread! And I am sure enjoying more than a bit of it afterwards.
Workshop is limited to 10 spots! Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Challenging Fatphobia with Nathalie Cohen
1 pm at the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy (1500 de Maisonneuve W suite 404)
Description: This workshop is designed to teach participants about the meaning of fatphobia – the oppression of, discrimination against and prejudices about fat people based on their size – understand how they themselves, no matter their actual body size, may have been affected by fatphobia, and challenge social and health-related myths about fatness and fat people.
Thursday, March 21st
Migrant agricultural workers in Quebec with le Centre D’Appui de St Rémi
4pm at the People’s Potato Kitchen (7th Floor Hall building, 1445 de Maisonneuve W)
Description: People from the Agriculture workers alliance from St Remi and St Eustache will talk about seasonal workers, working conditions, and food production in Quebec
Friday, March 22nd
5:30 pm – Free Food Serving
6:30 pm – Anti-Capitalist Food Justice Organizing in Montreal with the People’s Potato, Midnight Kitchen, le Frigo Vert, and Ras-le-Bol