Learn about equity issues across the food system from land access to household consumption, including key factors contributing to community food (in)security. Discover activities communities across the state and nation are taking to build more vibrant and resilient place-based food systems.
Lindsey Day Farnsworth, PhD, statewide Community Food Systems Program Manager for the University of Wisconsin – Madison Division of Extension, will share her experience conducting research on food systems policy and planning. Kaelyb Lokrantz,
Coordinator of the Merrill Community Sharing Garden, and the Fresh Start youth leaders will describe the garden and why this project is important for food security and food access, as well as how youth play a role in the project an its future goals.