Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

16 October 2021

World Food Day

Kildare women in the food and climate crisis: Historical and contemporary provocations and actions

Virtual Event, 14/09/2021

In this online event two days before World Food Day, pioneering women who live, work, and are changing Kildare and the wider world, discuss and demonstrate how they are addressing the food & climate crisis. Speakers will include Deirdre Lane (Shamrock Spring & the Kildare Environmental Network), Eibhlín Ní Chearbhaill (Kildare Library & Arts Services), Dr. Mary O'Connor (Ecologist & Chair of Kildare Tidy Towns), Rose Hogan (Sustainable Agriculture Adviser, Trocaire), and Dr. Patricia Healy Kettle (Maynooth University & Maynooth Green Campus) Moderated by Dr Alistair Fraser With lively chat, music, discussion, and debate, this event is intended to invite active engagement in combating the food and climate crisis, encourage local food consumption and regenerative practice, and embed local resilience. When: Thursday, October 14th, 2021 - 10.15am to 12.30pm