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Finding Inspiration Through the Food Systems Impact Collaborative

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Melanie Weir, Molly Immendorf

Join us on as we explore Food Systems topics and the Impact Collaborative process. Are you looking for innovative ideas? Are you interested in launching, refreshing or rethinking a project or program? The Impact Collaborative is here to provide you with inspiration,...

Pilot Your Ideas for Digital Technology in Food Systems

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Jennifer Cook, Molly Immendorf

What gaps or needs are there in your local food system which could be solved by an online organized network, database, or mobile application? Digital Green, a global agricultural development organization, has an interest in helping Cooperative Extension, through working...

Learn about the Food Systems Impact Collaborative

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Melanie Weir, Molly Immendorf

The Impact Collaborative (formerly the Issue Corps program) was formally launched at the 2017 National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) meeting in early October. We are excited to announce that the 2018 Food Systems Impact Collaborative will soon be accepting...

Resources for research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system: Insights from the 4th edition of MSU Center for Regional Food Systems' Annotated Bibliography

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST

The fourth edition of the Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System will be available in mid-February; this document provides an up-to-date list of publications and resources on structural racism present in the US the food supply chain. Join...

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...

A Whole System Approach to Increase Local Foods Consumption

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Claypoole

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County NY has been using a whole system’s approach to agriculture and nutrition education for more than 5 years. Through a combination of advisory committee members, Cornell faculty and local extension staff, the whole community is...

UC Global Food Systems Forum to address challenges of feeding the world

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT

The University of California, through its Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will convene some of the world’s leading experts April 9 at the Global Food Systems Forum to address how to sustainably feed eight billion people by 2025. The discussion will bring...

Community-Based Multifunctional Farms in New England and their Relationship to Regional Food Systems: Report of 2011 Farm Surveys

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Lisa Chase

Presenter: Kathleen Liang, University of Vermont Moderator: Lisa Chase, University of Vermont Extension Given the growing interest in understanding the relationship between food systems and small/medium-sized farming operations, this webinar will share results from surveys of...