Panel discusses local food systems
The Food Access Research and Engagement (FARE) Partnership is hosting a panel discussion, “Local Foods: Cultivating an Economy, an Industry or a Movement?,” on Wednesday, March 6 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in 165-69 Campus Center.
Each panelist comes from a different department on campus, bringing a unique and valuable perspective on local food systems. The panelists are:
- Nancy Cohen, professor and head of the Nutrition Department
- Eric Decker, professor of Food Science
- John Gerber, professor of Sustainable Food and Farming
M.V. Lee Badgett, professor of Economics and director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA), will moderate.
The FARE Partnership convenes scholars, community partners, policymakers and students to create multidisciplinary initiatives that promote healthier, more sustainable and equitable food systems, from production to consumption. This event is coordinated by CPPA
For more information about the FARE Partnership, visit http://blogs.umass.edu/fare/