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Sustainable Living Through Food webinar series

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Queen's Hospitality Services – part of the Division of Student Affairs – has teamed up with Queen's Human Resources, the Sustainability Office, and the Office of the Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration) to offer a series of online sustainability cooking webinars.

'Sustainable Living Through Food' is a three-part series hosted by Hospitality Services’ Sustainability Chef Davide Del Brocco. This series offers insight and advice into some of the challenges people are facing with food during the pandemic such as food availability, cooking with kids, meal planning, and financial restrictions. The topics covered are also great for providing tips on every-day sustainable living.

Sustainability Chef Del Brocco has implemented new initiatives in an effort to reduce the environmental footprint on campus and within the larger Queen's community.

"Living Sustainably through food is a passion that involves looking at our habits from an environmental impact perspective and making small changes to improve those habits," he says.

"I strive to share my experience, and use engagement and conversation to nurture a culture of Sustainable living not only through food but also through our lifestyle choices."

The first session – 'Pre-cooking Preparation' – will be held on May 14 at 1:30pm EST. The webinar will cover topics around cooking preparation, such as tips and tricks for meal planning, recipes, and grocery shopping. The following sessions – 'Now We're Cooking!' and 'Post-Cooking Considerations' – will be held on May 21 and May 28, and will engage with sustainable options during and after the cooking process.

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend any or all of the webinars.

To register, visit the HR Learning Catalogue.

For more information on sustainable food options and practices, visit the Hospitality Services website.