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Promoting Ethical Food Systems

Presented by the Virginia Food System Council

2021-02-23 19:00:00 2021-02-23 20:00:00 America/New_York Promoting Ethical Food Systems Virtual

Tuesday, February 23
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-23 19:00:00 2021-02-23 20:00:00 America/New_York Promoting Ethical Food Systems The Virginia Food System Council will share how it is supporting key participants to create a more just and resilient food network. Virtual

The Virginia Food System Council will share how it is supporting key participants to create a more just and resilient food network.

Join Frank A. Johnson, Jr., Virginia Food System Council board chair, to learn how the council is working throughout the Commonwealth to ensure healthy and sustainable foods are available to all citizens. Mr. Johnson will discuss the importance of inclusive and informed decision-making needed to support participants from farmers to distributors to consumers. A time for questions and answers will be available at the end.

Mr. Frank A. Johnson, Jr. is a strategic planning consultant with a background in adult education. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the Northern Neck Soil and Water Conservation District’s Board of Directors and the Richmond County, VA Museum’s Board of Directors. Mr. Johnson is an alumnus of Hampton University and is also a fellow of both the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute (VNRLI) and Virginia Agriculture Leaders Obtaining Results (VALOR) program. 

The mission of the Virginia Food System Council is to advance a nutrient-rich, safe, and environmentally sustainable food system for Virginians at all income levels, with an emphasis on access to local food, successful linkages between food producers and consumers, and a healthy, viable future for Virginia’s farmers and farmland.

Registration is required.

Contact Megan at mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information.

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