Join the Florida Food Policy Council this summer for Intro to Food Policy!
This is a 6-week online course, providing foundational knowledge of food policy and tools to engage in advocacy.You will learn from and engage with renowned experts from organizations across the United States. There is currently no other learning experience like this in Florida.
The first 5 weeks’ sessions have two components: (Hour 1)presentation by experts and (Hour 2) breakout sessions. Each week, there will be a variety of breakout sessionstochoose from. Week 6 is a Town Hall,showcasing regional food policy work in Florida. It has two components: (1) short presentations from panelists and (2) a community question and answer session.
Week 1: Introduction to Food Policy & Food Policy Councils
Week 2: Understanding Food Policies &How to Find Them
Week 3: The Intersection of Food Policy & the Environment
Week 4: Effective Strategies for Food Policy Advocacy
Week 5: Civic Engagement & the Legislative Process
Week 6: Virtual Town Hall – Regional Food Policy Work in Florida
Dell DeChant, New Port Richey FarmNet
Anne Palmer, Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future
Kate Clancy, Johns Hopkins Center for a Liveable Future
Noel Didla, Mississippi Food Policy Council
Andrea Clark, KC Healthy Kids; Greater KC Food Policy Coalition
Lihlani Nelson, Vermont Law School, Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS)
Courtney Long, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program
Sean Baraoidan, REAL Building Consultants
Joey Ayala, The CLEO Institute
Hank Graddy, Kentucky THRIVES, a program of The Kentucky Sierra Club
Mike Carberry, Sierra Club Food & Agriculture Grassroots Network Team
Kim Hines, North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN)
Anthony Olivieri, FHEED LLC (Food for Health, the Environment, Economy & Democracy)
Winnie Mulamba, University of South Florida (USF) St. Petersburg campus, USF Urban Food Sovereignty Group
Cindy Huddleston, Florida Policy Institute
Jaffe Pickett, Florida Rural Legal Services
Whitney Fung Uy, PhD Graduate, University of South Florida College of Public Health
Nezahualcoyotl "Neza" Xiuhtecutli, Farmworker Association of Florida
Sonide Simon, Pasco County, Pasco County Food Policy Advisory Council (FPAC)
Tiffinie Bratcher, Nattaliah Earle & Arely B. Lozano Cantu, Urban Health Partnerships
Caroline Chomanics, IDEAS for Us
David "Kip" Ritchey & Angelique Taylor, Smarter by Nature LLC
July 27-August 31, 2022
Classes are held over Zoom in 2-hour sessions. You will get a workbook prior to the start datecontaining general information about the course, info on the speakers, community guidelines, technology information, worksheets to guide you, and more. You will get access to an online folder and discussion boards to gather and share resources and ideas.
We are all impacted by these topics, so we encourage everyone to sign up and help unlock the potential of the food system. Participants under the age of 18 will need parental consent to attend.
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For more information, visit www.flfpc.org/foodpolicyintro.
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