The North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN) supports the work of professionals, academics, and activists who focus on agriculture and food issues.



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The NAFSN Good Food Talk webinar series shares innovations in the field and highlights efforts to promote just and sustainable food systems. They provide you with the opportunity to learn and interact with food system practitioners and experts in diverse locations and regions. And they're free and open to the public!


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Topic: Environmental Justice & the Food-Water-Energy Nexus 


DateWednesday, August 30, 2017 


Time: 3:00 pm Eastern Time (12:00 noon Pacific Time)




Richard D. Schulterbrandt Gragg, Ph.D. — Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Florida A&M University, and chair, FAMU Environment and Sustainability Council and Founding Director, Center for Environmental Equity and Justice 


Victor Ibeanusi, Ph.D. — Dean, School of the Environment, Florida A&M University, and chair of the Energy-Water-Food Nexus (EWFN) International Summit





Bakari McClendon —  NAFSN member and executive director, Tallahassee Food Network, Inc.








Note: You may need to download an Adobe Connect add-in to see these webinars.




1. Building a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Food Systems Network

(produced by NAFSN, July 26, 2017) 


2. Economic Impact of Local Food Systems 

(produced by NAFSN and USDA-AMS, May 25, 2017)


3. Big Hunger: Corporate America and Anti-Hunger Groups

(produced by NAFSN, March 29, 2017)

4. Food Justice and Black Lives: Voices from the Movement 

(produced by NAFSN and Farms to Grow, February 22, 2017)

5. Land Justice, Black Agrarianism and the Freedom Movement: Emerging Voices 

(produced by NAFSN, Farms to Grow, and Food First, January 2017)

6. We Traded our MetroCards for Tractors: Going from Urban Agriculture to Rural Farming 

(produced by NAFSN, December 2016)

7. Collaborative Pathways to Change: Tools for Just and Sustainable Food Systems Networks 

(produced by NAFSN and the Interaction Institute for Social Change, November 2016)

8. Food Systems Networks "Circle Forward": Innovations in Collaborative Governance 

(produced by NAFSN and Circle Forward, October 2016)

9. Experience of People of Color in Food Systems Work 

(produced by NAFSN and the Lyson Center for Civic Agriculture and Food Systems, March 2015)






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