Colin Dring

Researcher School of Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University


Colin Dring

Colin Dring (he/him) works towards justice and sustainability in collaboration with different change makers. He is a community developer, a facilitator, a researcher, a connector, and is inquisitive by nature. He has over ten years of experience in the fields of decolonizing food systems, education, and community development. He holds expertise in food system governance, land use planning, local government, planning education, food justice, and food sovereignty. He holds a Master’s in Rural Planning and Development (University of Guelph), and a PhD in Integrated Land and Food Systems (UBC). Colin’s work supports collective capacity to imagine and enact decolonial and just food futures in contexts of difference and complexity.

Talk title: Unpacking Food Justice in Local/Regional Food System Transformation

Justice and equity should be core outcomes and characteristics of food system efforts. This talk will explore the topic of food justice and its implications for food system actors. It will offer a shared language and key developments in food justice practice. A structured discussion will explore questions how to integrate food justice into your own practice and implications for food governance.


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Exploring Food Justice Through Alternative Food Systems

  • 4 November, 2023
  • 12:30pm - 2:00pm