Please come out to support high school and college students as they explore food policy through an expression of poetry. There will be a live poetry production, a DJ, a photo exhibition and food! The event is hosted by CEFS' Food Youth Initiative and the NC 10% Campaign's Local Food Ambassador program. The hosts are a [...]
Young people gathered at one of the nation's most popular food justice leadership trainings talk about the change they want to see in their communities.
Under the partial cover of Center City Park’s wooden pavilion, youth performers steered colossal pole puppets — faceless gray suits symbolizing big oil, giant fists in shades of brown labeled “People power” and “El poder de la gente,” and vibrant flags representing wind, air and sun — but not before a proper introduction.
About 100 high school youth from community and out-of-school organizations gathered along with their adult allies in Greensboro, North Carolina, this past weekend for a conference on food systems and inequality. The local group hosting the conference was the Food Youth Initiative, a project of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
ReFraming Food - Storying Work & Play A photo exhibit by four youth groups working to advance a JUST food systems in North Carolina. GrowingChange, Transplanting Traditions, Conetoe Family Life Center, Poder Juvenil Campesino ------------------------------ The Food Youth Initiative (FYI) is a project housed at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) and carried out with many [...]