Lenore Newman

Lenore Newman‘s love affair with food began on her family’s fishing boats, where she gained an early introduction into the world of direct marketing of local products. Lenore is an expert in food and agricultural technology and policy, and she is the Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV. She holds a research chair in food and agriculture innovation and is a past Canada Research Chair in Food Security and the Environment. Lenore is an emeritus member of the Royal Society of Canada’s New College. She holds a PhD in Environmental Studies from York University and sits on the Global X-Prize Brain Trust. She has written two award-winning books, Speaking in Cod Tongues: A Canadian Culinary Journey, and Lost Feast. She is co-author of Dinner on Mars, published in October, 2022.

Latest Book: Dinner on Mars: The Technologies that will Feed the Red Planet and Transform Agriculture on Earth co-authored with Evan D.G. Fraser. Her previous book Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food, will be the focus of her solo presentation.

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Author Lenore Newman