Small Talks for Big Change: Conversations around Getting and Growing Good Food
Small Talks for Big Change: Conversations around Getting and Growing Good Food is a compilation of community discussions. It includes community members’ perceptions, words, and ideas about local food and food security. The report, and the relationship-building involved in its creation, will be used in the future activities of the Community Food Security Center.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Community Food Security, Food Systems, Food Systems and Agriculture - Community Members, Service Providers
Amanda, a native of southeastern Pennsylvania, is a 2005 graduate of Franklin & Marshall College with a BA in Sociology and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. She spent a semester in Sweden and another in Jamaica, where she conducted an independent study on the role of food and cooking in Jamaican women’s lives. She has done outreach for the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, conducted research on food consumption practices in Lancaster,Pennsylvania and worked on an organic farm in Italy. Amanda also contributed to a community needs assessment and a report on housing and homelessness with the United Way of Lancaster County. On campus, she was a member of Students Committed to Social Change and Oxfam.
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