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Circular Economy Speaker Series: Reducing Food Waste

October 17, 2023 @ 5:30 pm8:30 pm


Hungry for knowledge, and local food samples? Register for the City of Victoria’s upcoming Speaker Series to learn from local experts working to rescue and redistribute local food to the community, and taste examples of upcycled food products.

Residents, business owners, and non-profit organizations are invited to attend this in-person session to learn how a circular economy is growing in Victoria to reduce food waste.

Following the presentations and panel discussion, attendees are encouraged to visit booths set up around the room to see and taste examples of rescued food from our community. Yes, we said TASTE!

Enjoy complimentary food and beverages made by local businesses finding creative ways to reduce food waste.


  1. Pia Nagpal – Love Food Hate Waste
  2. Treska Watson – Food Share Network
  3. Emily Palimaka – Food Security Redistribution Centre (The Mustard Seed)
  4. Colleen Popyk – South Island Farm Hub
  5. Hilary Angus – Reroot
  6. Elora Adamson – Community Food Support

Sample complimentary food and beverages from:

  • South Island Farm Hub
  • Chef Chris Hammer (The Mustard Seed)
  • 49 Below Ice-cream
  • Reroot
  • LOOP Mission