5th Day

July 1-5: Security – VT

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Key Terms and Topics: Food policy, Food sovereignty Discussion themes: Governmental influence, community organizing, and socioeconomic inequalities food as medicine Reading/Viewing: RFS Ch. 6 Fifth Day: Tuesday, 7/2: Montpelier area: 10 am Food as Medicine Workshop/lunch; Herb School; 2 pm Ag Agency Two Rivers Farm FW Talk: Tuesday, 7/2, 2:00 pm: Policy, food security and creating a more resilient food system. Chuck Ross and Theresa Zawacki Location: VT Ag conference room,



July 8-12: Individual Food Challenge -KY

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Week of July 8th Big questions: How does your site connect to the larger food system? How can your investigation result in a positive change for the community? Where can you connect your investigation to the food system at a higher degree to improve effectiveness? Monday, July 8 – 7-8 pm FW Talk – Local Food Challenge – Bill McKibben & Phillip Ackerman–Leist



July 8-12: Individual Food Challenge -VT

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Key Terms and Topics: Importance of civic engagement Discussion themes: What theme has spoken most to you? Fifth Day: up to you! Gather information for Ted-style presentations 9th week Dinner with Philip 5:30pm Weybridge 7/8 (not mandatory) FW Talk: 7:00-8:00 pm Monday, 7/8: Food Challenge with Bill McKibben, prerecorded, and Philip Ackerman-Leist, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Director of the Farm and Food Project at Green Mountain College. Location: RAJ Conference Room



July 15-19: Equity – KY

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Monday, July 15 Big questions: What is the definition of “food equity?” What are the populations that suffer from food inequality and how is it manifested? What are the long term consequences and impacts of food inequality? Site visit: People’s Garden Guest Speaker:  Valerie Magnuson Reading: RFS Chapters 7 Watch: Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDx Manhattan: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydZfSuz-Hu8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdh_wcCX0W0. Local: Fat City– Louisville Magazine FW Talk 7-8 pm – Equity & Diversity with Attica Scott



July 15-19: Equity – VT

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Key Terms and Topics: Food access, food justice, obesity, diabetes, and socioeconomic inequality Discussion themes: Food relief programs, Gleaning projects, Farmer’s market, Community organizing, and socioeconomic inequalities Site visits: July 15th or 19th (TBD), Rutland area, RAFFL, Health Dept., VT Farmer Food Center, Food Shelf, GMC Reading/Viewing: RFS Ch. 7; Food + Justice = Democracy: LaDonna Redmond at TEDxManhattan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydZfSuz-Hu8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdh_wcCX0W0   FW Talk: Monday, 7/8: Equity and Diversity. Panel: Attica Scott, District 1 representative on Louisville Metro Council Location: RAJ Conference Room  



July 22-26: Education – KY

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Tuesday, July 23 Big questions: What should food education look like? What are the impacts of having a food ignorant generation? Are you food enlightened? Site visits: Fern Creek High School, JCPS Nutrition Service Center Guest Speaker:  Julia Bauscher or Martha Dysart Reading: RFS Chapter 12 Local Reading (optional): Edible Louisville- Agriculture 101 by Mary Berry Smith



July 22-26: Education – VT

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Key Terms and Topics: Exploring the intersection of food and education, collaborative possibilities Discussion themes: Food literacy; Farm to School Reading/Viewing: RFS Ch. 12 Site Vists TBA: Burlington area, Shelburne Farms, Burlington Food Project, FEED, Farm to School Friday, 7/26: Cook at Community Supper Middlebury   July 8th FoodWorks Talk – 7:00-8:00 pm with  Brent Peter, Emily Hoyler, and Joe Franzen Location: RAJ Conference Room



July 29-August 2: Bridging the Divides – KY

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Friday, August 2nd – 9 am FW Talk with John Elder, Ted talk-style presentations from interns How does your site connect to the larger food system? How can your investigation result in a positive change for the community? Where can you connect your investigation to the food system at a higher degree to improve effectiveness? Reading: RFS Part 3: New Directions



July 29-August 2: Bridging the Divides – VT

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Friday, 8/2: Closing Thoughts: with John Elder and Ted-talk style presentations by interns Site: RAJ Conference Room 9:30am Reading/Viewing: RFS Part 3: New Directions Followed by Garden Party lunch