Sessions Tagged With 'food security'

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Household Food Security In the United States in 2015

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 11:00 am EDT

In this webinar, USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) Social Science Analyst Alisha Coleman-Jensen will provide an overview of USDA’s annual report on the prevalence and severity of food insecurity in U.S. households in 2015. The report includes changes in food...

Nourishing Networks: The West Virginia Community Food Security Assessment

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Cheryl Brown

Nourishing Networks: West Virginia Community Food Security Assessment (WV CFSA) identifies the various community strategies to improve food access for low-income communities in West Virginia. Over the course of the project we interviewed more than two hundred key informants...

The Western North Carolina Community Food Security Assessment

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michelle Schroeder-Moreno, Nikki D'Adamo-Damery

In Western North Carolina (WNC), the Appalachian Foodshed Project was designed to engage organizational leaders working within the community food system to create a common agenda to better understand and address food security in the 27-county region. This WNC Food Security...

The Appalachian Virginia Community Food Security Assessment: Findings and Implications for the Appalachian Virginia Food Systems Network

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Phil D'Adamo-Damery, Kelli Scott, Kim Niewolny

The Southwest Virginia Community Food Security Assessment (pdf) was conducted as a partnership between the Appalachian Foodshed Project (AFP) and the Appalachian Virginia Food Systems Network (AVFSN). The goal of the assessment is to support the on-going work of southwest...

Structural Racism and Food Inequity

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will discuss the past, current and future work at NC A&T State University as a part of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) to address food systems inequities. The discussion will cover our history of youth work and community engagement in...

What have they done to our FOOD?

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 3:10 pm EDT

Andrew Kniss, Ph. D, University of Wyoming Associate Professor, Weed Biology & Ecology, will be presenting this seminar titled “What have they done to our FOOD?” In this seminar, he will address some common misconceptions about pesticide use and genetically engineered...

Public opinion of GMOs, food safety & food security: What happens when people don't believe the facts?

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

Three of the most contentious issues in agriculture come head-to-head in the PIE Center’s newest public opinion survey and upcoming webinar. Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, have led to genetically modified food, new crop traits and greater control over a food’s...

e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Khin Mar Cho

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE’S GLOBAL SEMINAR SERIES -- e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security: Assessing the Requirements for Electronically Linking Farmers with Markets Join us at this Center for International Programs hosted session to...