Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group

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Upcoming Events

The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, MA • April 11, 2015

This student-run conference is a unique opportunity for graduate students interested in food and nutrition to present their own original research or learn from their peers conducting research in fields that interest them.

Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA • June 24, 2015 to June 28, 2015

Chatham University is pleased to host the Joint 2015 Annual Meetings and Conference of the Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society.

Chicago, IL • September 25, 2015 to September 27, 2015

The Growing Food and Justice for All Initiative announced the 2015 Gathering will be hosted by the Chicago Local Empowerment Group (LEG), Local Partners and Growing Power's Chicago Office. Stay tuned for more details.

Updates from the Field

Mar 06, 2015

Food Solutions New England welcomes delegate nominations to be considered for selection to attend the 5th annual New England Food Summit. Nominations may be self-nominations or third party nominations. The deadline for nominations is March 30, 2015.

Mar 01, 2015

Commit to furthering your connection to understanding and addressing racism for 21 consecutive days, March 1 - March 21 by joining the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge. This exercise, originally developed by Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. and Debby Irving, and adapted by Karen Spiller, Curtis Ogden, and Joanne Burke for Food Solutions New England, is about creating dedicated time and space to create more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of power, privilege and leadership.

Feb 18, 2015

The USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture posted a Request for Applications for the 2015 round of the Community Food Project Grants Program. Approximately $9 million will be available for this funding cycle. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 17, 2015.

Feb 05, 2015

Our region’s fisheries flood our markets with millions of pounds of high-quality protein and billions of dollars in revenue each year, yet are sometimes marginalized in discussions of improving our regional food system. Read about how one network devoted to healthy marine ecosystems and economies is raising its collective voice above the fray.