Food and Community Fellows

Food and Community Fellows Digest: Cultivating leadership and equity in the food movement

An overarching theme for the current fellowship class has been growing equity in the food system. The fellows have worked to address imbalances in wealth power—predominantly across racial lines—that contribute to discrepancies in health, food access, economic opportunity and overall quality of life. Such efforts often focus on the conduct of Corporate America and D.C.

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While the food movement gains steam and several hundred good food advocates across the country gear up after the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s annual Food and Community Gathering, it may be worth our while to stop for a moment and reflect.

Radio Sustain: June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012 Valerie Segrest speaks about her work creating a culturally appropriate system of health through traditional foods and medicines, storytelling, and what she calls "place-based foods. She'll be speaking more about this at IATP's upcoming September conference Food + Justice = Democracy.