Fresh, Local, Healthy, Accessible
What does the above phrase mean? What is a food desert? What does it mean to be food insecure? Is it possible for local food to be nutritious and affordable? These seminars will allow you to learn more about our local food issues, how you can support local, sustainable food suppliers and programs.
All three seminars will be taking place at 12:30PM in the Tomezsko Classroom Building, Room 103.
Monday, January 28 — Marc BrownGold, General Manager, Swarthmore Co-Op
Resources shared during the seminar:
- National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA)
- Stronger Together (StrongerTogether.coop)
- The Cornucopia Institute (Economic Justice for Family Scale Farming)
- YouTube – CoopStrongerTogether, What’s to love about food co-ops?
- YouTube – Rochdale Pioneers, the history of co-ops
- YouTube – Choose A Co-Op
- YouTube – Thank You
Wednesday, February 6 — Noah Langnas, Philabundance, speaking about the Fare & Square grocery store opening in Chester
Monday, February 25 — Karen Shore, Associate Head of Consulting, The Food Trust
Note the requirements in the syllabus for the post-seminar reflections you are responsible for writing up. Classes will not be held the mornings of the seminars. There will be no make-up assignments for missing a seminar.
For a PDF file listing these seminars, click on this link to Access to Our Local Kitchen.