Photo/Video Op - Kennedy, Philip and Stadtlander: Canada's Slow Food Pioneers Lead Inaugural Lecture on Sustainable Food Supply in Canada

         - Limited Tickets Available for Revealing Speaker Series -

    TORONTO, Sept. 19 /CNW/ - The Gardiner Museum welcomes renowned chefs
Jamie Kennedy, Sinclair Philip and Michael Stadtlander to inaugurate its first
annual event From the Ground Up: Nurturing the Art of Sustainable Living.
These pioneers in Canada's slow food movement will address vital issues
affecting the future of Canada's food supply, shedding light on best practices
in the kitchen and offering their own perspectives on the way forward towards
a healthy and sustainable food supply.
    The featured speakers are passionately committed to integrating the
principles of sustainability into all aspects of their work, forging
relationships with family-run farms, and small-scale producers, who create
artisan products from local foods, among other things. The lecture will be
followed by a sold-out dinner at the Gardiner Museum. Proceeds from the event
will go to the Education Department of the Gardiner Museum, which supports the
participation of more than 15,000 school children from the Greater Toronto

    WHO:    Jamie Kennedy, Executive Chef, Jamie Kennedy Restaurant
            Sinclair Philip, Innkeeper, Sooke Harbour House on Vancouver
            Michael Stadtlander, Farmer and chef, Ontario's Eigensinn Farm
            Moderated by Lori Stahlbrand, Best-selling author and teacher of
            environment and food security
            The Gardiner Museum: Sustainable Living Lecture

    WHEN:   Tuesday, September 25

    WHERE:  Lecture at Isabel Bader Theatre
            Victoria University, University of Toronto
            93 Charles St. W.( at Museum subway)
            Doors open at 5:30 pm
            Tickets: $25
            Online -
            By phone - 416.586.8080


      -  Jamie Kennedy, Sinclair Philip and Michael Stadtlander delivering
         lecture and discussing food sustainability issues with guests

      -  Guests celebrating sustainable living by enjoying a sumptuous,
         locally produced dinner from the kitchen of Jamie Kennedy

    About the Gardiner Museum

    Located in Toronto, the Gardiner Museum is one of the world's preeminent
ceramic art museums, devoted to the collection, exhibition and interpretation
of ceramic art. It displays new collections, presents significant exhibitions
and offers expansive education programs. The Gardiner Museum also features
state-of-the-art clay studios and a gift shop specializing in artist-designed
and handcrafted merchandise. For more information, please visit

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For further information: Media Contact: Jon Packer, The Idea Workshop
Limited, (416) 504-3977 ext. 24,

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