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Challenge Canvas Guidelines

Gamechangers Lab: Guidelines for the Challenge Canvas What is it: The Challenge Canvas is a large (up to 3’ x  5’, i.e., poster-sized) interactive analog canvas t...

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Featured Leader: Chloe Marshall, Policy Specialist at the National Farm to School Network

Chloe Marshall, the National Farm to School Network’s Policy Spe...

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Reflection Pool: The Hardest Job I've Ever Done, Times Two

At a board staff retreat three years ago, one of my board members, who had recently become a mom and also is an Executive Director...

Annalina Kazickas

Partner Profile: CoFED

The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive, CoFed, is on a mission to build a cooperative food economy, powered by the visionary leadership of young people of color, that practices coop...

Annalina Kazickas

Resource Spotlight: National Farm to School Network

Happy National Farm to School Month!! To help celebrate the thousands of education sites, farms, communities, organizations, and ...

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Featured Leader: Qiana Mickie, Executive Director of Just Food

Qiana Mickie has “an encyclopedic level of pop culture knowledge...

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Reflection Pool: Rejecting Fast Money and Betting on a Slow World, by Cullen Naumoff

Most of us get to food systems work because we believe, fundamentally,...

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Resource Spotlight: Land Loss Prevention Project

According to this 2017 article in The Nation, “[In] 1920, there were 925,000 black-owned farms, representing about 14 percen...

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Partner Profile: Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine

This next Partner Profile features the Somali Bantu Community Associat...

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Featured Leader: Nancy Dawson

Perhaps the most interesting interviews don’t begin with a classic prompt. With Dr. Nancy Dawson, all it took was “how are you?!” and we dove right into it. No small...

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Resource Spotlight: Center for Rural Affairs

This month’s Resource Spotlight is zooming into Nebraska’s Center for Rural Affairs where we’re speaking with Sa...

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Partner Profile: Groundswell Center for Local Food and Farming

This month’s Partner Profile piece on the Groundswell Center for...

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Indigenous Soil Practices

From philosophy to ethnoscience to soil science to practice: Join me as we unveil indigenous ethno-pedology and ethno-technologies in soil conservation and security at the Brooklyn Bota...

Christina McDougall

Now Open: AmeriCorps Capacity Building Fellowship (August 1-December 31, 2019)

Are you, a friend or family member looking for a full-time opportunity...

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Thank you to our Community Moderators!

The Food Systems Leadership Network’s first cohort of Community Moderators has wrapped up and we wanted to send a huge thank...

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Resource Spotlight: Fair Food Network

This month we’re featuring the Fair Food Network as a resource spotlight. You may remember Jean Chorazyczewski who served as...

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Reflection Pool: Food Stories as Food Justice by Jenny Breen

The kitchen is a place often overlooked and underutilized in food syst...

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FSLN Featured Leader: Sue Beckwith

The Food Systems Leadership Network’s Featured Leader is a new column on the Catalyst to share the personal stories of FSLN ...

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Partner Profile: Community Farm Alliance

In this month’s partner profile, we’ll hear from Maggie Smith, Communications Director and Kelsey Voit, Organizing Dir...

ELICIA CHAVEREST

Elements of A Strong Story: Let’s Start with Innovative Funding Opportunities

Presently, I’m attending the 2019 Community Prosperity Summit in...

Dar Wolnik

Green City Blue Lake 2019

Although I have long happily lived in New Orleans, I originally hail from Cleveland, Ohio which, in environmental terms, has had its share of trials. The one that identif...

ELICIA CHAVEREST

Changing the Direction of the Discussion, Becoming an Effective Facilitator

When I first joined the Food System Leadership Network (FSLN), I parti...

Cara Loriz

NYT piece tells how organic seed can revolutionize our food system

Sharing a compelling NY Times article on how organic seed can revoluti...

Bailey Mennona

Virtual Food Systems Book Club

Hi Friends! If you’re interested in learning more about building sustainable food systems I’m going to be starting a v...