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9 12, 2019

Community Food Systems Conference

By |2019-10-09T15:52:05+00:00December 9th, 2019|Comments Off on Community Food Systems Conference

From the organizers: The 2019 Community Food Systems Conference will address common underlying themes of food security, social justice and sustainable agriculture across urban and rural environments and foster community empowerment to create resilient and equitable local food systems. We will convene in Savannah, Georgia. There will also be a pre-conference event on racial equity [...]

28 08, 2018

Beginning to End Hunger: Lessons on Food Security, Transformation, and Solidarity

By |2018-08-27T17:53:57+00:00August 28th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: This presentation will recount the story of the Brazilian city, Belo Horizonte, that became a testing ground for several innovative social policies after the end of the country’s dictatorship. Founded in 1993, Belo’s Secretariat of Food Security has overseen dramatic decreases in diabetes, infant malnutrition, and infant mortality as well as increases [...]

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