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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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FSLN Admin

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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Susan Lightfoot Schempf

Lab Note #2: Congrats to the inaugural Gamechangers cohort!

After a rigorous selection process that engaged 16 peer reviewers, 3 Lab Advisors, and Wallace Center staff, we are so excited to ...

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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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Katharhy G

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...

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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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Kevin Springs

TKO Farming

https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-tko-farm?sharetype=teams&member=2373810&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_na+share-sheet&rcid=9d8e9eb3a8304e...

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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...

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ELICIA CHAVEREST

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

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

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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...

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ELICIA CHAVEREST

Changing the Direction of the Discussion, Becoming an Effective Facilitator

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

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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...

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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...

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Taisy Conk

Use Your Words: Storytelling in Food Justice

My colleague Anyela was recently interviewed in a video on a cooking series offered at her program. Anyela uttered a phrase she no...

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Reflection Pool: Do our values about healthy food come from our culture or our culture’s influencers

Do our values about healthy food come from our culture or our culture&...