Nutrition is crucial for brain health. In this presentation, you’ll learn about the foundational nutrients needed for optimal mental well-being and the contribution that nutrient-dense foods have. Doug is an experienced speaker, facilitator and educator, whose passion is communicating with a variety of audiences from other health professionals to the public.
Chef Tawyna has always had a passion for food and cooking, securing her first job at a local diner at the age of 12 in Ontario’s Six Nations of the Grand River Territory. She gained more experience opening small shops and franchise restaurants throughout Southern Ontario, Western New York and Manitoulin Island, eventually attending Mohawk College’s Aboriginal Small Business Management program. Currently, Tawnya is the chef and owner of YawékonFoods, a restaurant in Ohsweken that provides haudenosaunee fusion cuisine.
It’s all well and good to discuss nutrition – but this nourishment comes from access to food, provided by the complex network of people that make up the food system. This year, guests of the Food and Nutrition Forum will be taken on a guided tour of The Royal, and introduced to local farmers and food producers.