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Springing into Action 

2015 is off to an exciting start! 

Highlights of the Food Solutions New England network's recent activities 

As part of its commitment to racial equity and food justice in the food system, Food Solutions New England hosted a 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge. Over 190 people signed up to further their connections to understanding and addressing racism, and many more participated as part of a course or on their own. Check out our resource list for continued learning. See what was shared and contribute to the conversation through our Facebook event page and on twitter #FSNEEquityChallenge.
 
In March, almost 100 people participated in a webinar: “Putting the Vision to Work” about A New England Food Vision, its bold goal, and how the Vision is being used in communities across the region. Recording available here.
 
Currently, committees are busy planning and reviewing delegate nominations for the 2015 Summit.

Events

The Food Solutions New England Network Team has been well-represented at recent events:

  • At the Just Food? Forum on Justice in the Food System, Molly Anderson, Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems at College of the Atlantic, was one of the keynote speakers;
  • At the Farm To Institution New England Summit, Niaz Dorry, Director of the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, delivered the Wednesday keynote; and 
  • There were many workshops and presentations related to A New England Food Vision and the amazing work of organizations in the network at these conferences and other local gatherings.

Stories from around the region


New blog posts are published twice each week with stories from around the region on a variety of topics. A recent post featured an op-ed from Chuck Ross, Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets, on House Bill 35 and the connection between agriculture and clean water. In conjunction with the 21-Day Challenge, Connecticut State Senator Marilyn Moore shared a reflection on how she got involved with the food movement. Stories from New Hampshire highlighted Fish to School and Farm to Desk programs.

Please contact us if you have a story you'd like to share. Stay tuned for more information on signing up for RSS feeds to get new posts sent to your inbox and a new feature coming to the Food Solutions New England website.


Wishing you a happy spring!


The Food Solutions New England Network Team

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