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4/17/19
Guest essay by Ken Payne exploring the connection between the structures of our world, especially for the 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Okay, this is tentative. Writing what follows takes me out of my comfort zone. The assertions I am making are provisional. They question the bases of my own well-being and way of life. Where and how we live shape our everyday thought and constitute the world as
4/16/19
Guest blog by Renee Brooks Catacalos, author of The Chesapeake Table, Your Guide to Eating Local When I took over Edible Chesapeake magazine in 2006, I made a conscious decision to include my photo with the publisher’s letter each quarter. I wanted to be recognizable, and not just because I’ve always dreamt of being a minor local celebrity. Frankly, I knew that sustainable agriculture was an
4/5/19
Our food system is built on stolen land and exploited labor. Here’s what we can do to fix it. Guest blog by Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York. Racism is built into the DNA of the United States’ food system. It began with the genocidal theft of land from First Nations people, and continued with the kidnapping of my ancestors from the shores of West Africa. Under the brutality of
2/26/19
Unlocking Our Food Systems Change Capacity: A Network Leadership Retreat May 7-10, 2019 University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire Are you a local, regional, or national network leader looking to increase systems-level collaboration for food systems change? Eager to connect with fellow network leaders, learn new skills, and challenge old ways of thinking? Then join the Wallace Center’s
1/15/19
New England Food System Capacity-Building Project : Building Capacity for Food System Transformation Call for Co-Creation Team Members Apply by January 29. Notification by February 5. If you are passionate about racial equity in the food system, how we tell our stories, and democratic empowerment and participatory leadership, please consider applying for a spot on this short-term team! Please

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