Webinar: Tackling Resilience Through Food Policy Councils

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May 25, 2017 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Online

The increasing prevalence and severity of environmental, political, and humanitarian emergencies are prompting governments and communities to think more about where their food will come from in such situations, and how their local food systems may contribute to (or lessen the impact of) them. Food policy councils can play an important role in assisting with these efforts.

Tune in to this webinar to learn about how:

  • · to think about short-term and long-term strategies at different levels of government for ensuring resilient food systems
  • · food systems may fit into disaster resilience and climate change mitigation and adaptation planning
  • · community food organizations and practitioners are addressing food systems resilience


Featured Speakers:

Becca (Klein) Bartholomew
Consultant, Food and Technology Program, Friends of the Earth

Erin Biehl
Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Sr. Program Coordinator, Food System Sustainability & Public Health Program

Natalie Jayroe 
Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana
President and CEO

Wendy Peters Moschetti
Director of Food Systems, LiveWell Colorado
Colorado Food Systems Advisory Council member

Kim Zeuli
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC)
Senior Vice President and Director of Research and Advisory Practice

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