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Food Sovereignty Panel Discussion
Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Montgomery County Food Council cordially invites you to attend our virtual Food Sovereignty Panel Discussion on Friday, April 30th, from 10-11:30AM. Our discussion will focus on food sovereignty, identifying systemic racial inequities in our local food system, and ways we can collaboratively elevate resident voices in community programs. Our four panelists for this event are community members who are leading and organizing incredible work to advance urban agriculture, sustainable food systems, and celebrate local food resilience.
- Tope Fajingbesi, Managing Partner at Dodo Farms
- Lauren Goldberg, Executive Director at Crossroads Community Food Network
- Michelle Nelson, Community Garden Program Manager at Montgomery Parks
- Vanessa Pierre, Founder of Homestead Hustle & Healing
Our moderator for this event will be Kim McBride, Vice President of Community Health at Holy Cross Health. Presentations from each panelist will be followed by a moderated discussion and a Q&A session.
We look forward to seeing you at our Food Sovereignty Panel Discussion on April 30th! Please contact Danny at Daniel@mocofoodcouncil.org if you have any questions.