Food access and security

The future of our food system

July 9, 2019

MSU Extension St. Clair County office, Port Huron, Mich. 

Panelists

Susan Bennett, executive director, Mid City Nutrition Program

Joe Bixler, educator, MSU Extension, St. Clair County

Annette Mercatante, medical health officer, St. Clair County Health Department

Jeannine Scheweihofer, senior meat quality educator, MSU Extension; adjunct assistant professor, MSU Department of Animal Science

George Smith, associate director, MSU AgBioResearch

 

Food@MSU holds Our Table on the future of our food system

August 14, 2019

MSU AgBioResearch partners with MSU Extension of St. Clair County for community forum

 

Feeding 9 billion by 2050

January 15, 2019

Hannah Community Center, East Lansing, Mich. 

Panelists

Ron Bates, director, MSU Extension Agriculture and Agribusiness Institute

Robin Buell, MSU Foundation Professor, Department of Plant Biology; Director, MSU Plant Resilience Institute

Jason Rowntree, associate professor, MSU Department of Animal Science

Sieglinde Snapp, professor, MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

Food access

November 16, 2017

Cristo Rey Community Center, Lansing, Mich. 

Panelists

Dilli Chapagai, refugee and immigrant liaison, Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project

Joe Garcia, director, Cristo Rey Community Center

Joan Nelson, director, Allen Neighborhood Center

Rich Pirog, director, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Lorraine Weatherspoon, professor, MSU Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

  • Our Table offers sense of belonging

    Published on November 19, 2018

    Dilli Chapagai, immigrant and refugee liaison with the Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Garden Project, felt welcomed as a panelist at Food@MSU's inaugural Our Table on food access.

  • Joan Nelson

    “It’s about creating food abundance"

    Published on March 19, 2018

    Joan Nelson, director of Allen Neighborhood Center in Lansing, Mich., is hopeful that the availability of fresh, locally-grown food will continue to increase.

 

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