Speaker: Dr. Michael Bomford

Mike is a UCV member, a father of three children, ages 3-11, and a faculty member in Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Department of Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems. He loves to grow, cook, and eat food.

The Wicked Problem of ‘What’s for Dinner?’

Dr. Bomford will explore some of the far-reaching social and environmental impacts of our daily food choices and their relevance to the seven Unitarian principles.

Decisions about what we should eat can become a problem when we have competing influences and incomplete, often contradictory, information. Such problems can be called “wicked”, meaning that they are shifting, multi-faceted, and resist solution.

Some choices may be better or worse than others but they are not definitively right or wrong.

XKCD cartoon referenced in this sermon.




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