Measuring the Environmental Impact of Food

When:  Sep 13, 2022 from 12:00 to 13:00 (ET)

What We Know About Measuring the Environmental Impact of Food Consumption

This webinar is brought to you by the Dietitians Australia Food and Environment Interest Group (2022).

13 September 2022 at 12:00 - 1:00pm (Canberra/Sydney/Melbourne time, AEST)
13 September 2022 at 11:30am - 12:30pm (ACST)
13 September 2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am (AWST)

 

Join Ellyn Bicknell and Sara Forbes to hear their reflections on the environmental impacts of food consumption in Australia and New Zealand. Ellyn and Sara contributed to a rapid review on the environmental impacts associated with food consumption in Australia and New Zealand. They will take you through ways of measuring environmental impact beyond greenhouse gas emissions. This will be followed by a discussion of their recent rapid review findings and how it has influenced their evaluation of popular press articles. 
Speakers:
Sara Forbes is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who has extensive experience in clinical and food service dietetics. Currently she is an online course facilitator in nutrition at University of South Australia (Uni SA) Online for the Bachelor of Health Science (nutrition and exercise) program. In this role, Sara is responsible for leading the development and delivery of teaching for Uni SA Online students. Sara is passionate about finding sustainable solutions across all parts of the food system. In the food service dietitian roles she has held her focus was on reducing food waste at all points of the food service. Last year Sara led a rapid review of the environmental impacts associated with food consumption in Australia and New Zealand.
Ellyn Bicknell is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who has been working as a clinical and community dietitian for the past 3 years within NSW Health and her emerging business Dirty Food Dietitian. She joined the Food and Environment Interest Group in 2020 to combine her love for dietetics, local food and climate action after 10 years of growing her own veggies and volunteering for local farming communities.

 

 

This webinar is worth 1 CPD hour. CPD logs will be automatically updated in the days following the event. 

 

Webinar access details will be emailed to registrants on 12 September 2022. Session recording will be emailed to registrants in the days following the live webinar. 


DA Members: $0 | Non-Members: $35