In the face of soaring obesity and hunger rates, socioeconomic decline, and threats of peak soil and peak oil, many communities are making paths to a brighter future by building community food systems that aim to nourish everyone in current and future generations.
Starting April 2011, Food Dignity is a 5-year initiative to trace these paths taken by five US communities and to collaborate in mapping and traveling the most appropriate and effective roads forward for creating sustainable community food systems that build food security.
The Food Dignity team includes dozens of people at three universities, one college, and five community-based organizations. Read more about the Food Dignity team on our Partners page.
Our current working vision is of a society where each community exercises significant control over its food system through radically democratic negotiation, action and learning in ways that nurture all of our people and sustain our land for current and future generations, and where universities and cooperative extension are supportive partners in this process… READ MORE.
Feeding Laramie Valley Shares
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Laramie Soup Kitchen
The Laramie Soup Kitchen is excited to announce that we will begin offering an evening meal through November. Dinner will be served on Thursday nights from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Join us for a great meal!
We are also looking for volunteers to help during this time. If you are interested in helping, please contact Emily Madden at email@example.com
East New York Farms!
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East New York needs more gardens and more housing—we can have both, but we have to act wisely to make sure that we protect the residents and gardens that exist today. Check out this article from Brooklyn Deep for a better understanding of how these issues relate:brooklyndeep.org/bed-stuy-is-focus-of-concerns-over-fate-of-community-gardens/ Then, come out this Thursday for a workshop on ULURP (Urban Land Use Review Process), led by the Coalition for Community Advancement. ...
Dig Deep Farms
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Want to know what'll be in your CSA next week? Here's what you will find in your delivery..Carrots, Chard, Collards, Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Lemon Cucumbers, Purple Peppers, Tomatoes, Green Onion, Parsley, Corn, Peaches, Plums, Grapes and Strawberries. Enjoy! ...
Food Dignity Project
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Food Dignity partners participated in a digital storytelling workshop hosted by the Center for Digital Storytelling. Check out some of the videos we produced! ...
Paths to Food Dignity
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