Community Food Systems Mentorship application window extended to January 5!


Applications for the Spring 2020 round of the Community Food Systems Mentorship Program are now open through Midnight Pacific Time, Sunday January 5th!

Here are some links with important information:

  • Program details and application here.
  • Questions? Check out the Mentorship Program’s informational call recording, accompanying slides, and the FAQ document
  • Read what previous mentees had to say here

 We are partnering with ten fabulous mentors with a wide range of expertise and experience – from Community Engagement, to Visioning, to Anti-Racist Initiatives– who will work with food systems leaders over the course of four months to support their continued growth and development as a leader.  

 Spring 2020 Mentor Cohort: 

  • A-dae Romero-Briones, JD, LLM (Cochiti/Kiowa), Director of Programs – Native Food and Agriculture Initiative, First Nations Development Institute 

  • Angel Mendez, Executive Director, Red Tomato 

  • Miles Gordon, Founder, the Gardens Project, and Principal, Kitchen Table Consulting 

  • Paula Daniels, Co-Founder, Center for Good Food Purchasing 

  • Rich Pirog, Director, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Key dates: 

  • Sunday, January 5: Application Closes 

  • February 10 – June 15: Program duration 

 The Community Food Systems Mentorship Program is one of the core services offered by the Food Systems Leadership Network, a national peer learning community that connects current and emerging leaders, strengthens individual and collective leadership capacity, and fosters collaboration across communities. The FSLN is the Wallace Center’s newest innovation for supporting and building the capacity of the individuals and organizations that are transforming the food system within their communities across the country, please visit the FSLN website to learn more. 

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