SOCIAL VENTURE

Event One

Introduction - Cindy Mitchell, Millhouse Ventures

Presentation - Dr Alana Mann, Sydney University – Sydney City Council’s FoodLab project

Context  - Many cities throughout the world are moving strongly into food social venture. Models such as those used in Detroit in the USA with food business incubation transforming the inner city and the lives of participants. City Urban Strategies and industrial kitchens/training are proving critical components of the formula. The commons, market gardens and the backyard are also essential building blocks. The trick is taking community with you and being able to engage.