Our Table: Second Helpings

A blog where Our Table panelists and supporters share their thoughts on the experience of joining the discussion, food issues they're passionate about, or projects they're working on. 

  • 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 Our Table on food access in November 2017.

  • The paradox of food deserts

    Published on November 12, 2018

    Food is grown in rural areas, but many rural communities lack access to healthy food. MSU College of Law adjunct professor Scott Haskell elaborates on an issue discussed at Our Table on food policy.

  • Reflections on food waste

    Published on November 6, 2018

    The Our Table conversation on food waste brought Michigan Department of Education health and nutrition assistant director Phil Chase back into the classroom.

  • Our Table helps put theory into action

    Published on October 29, 2018

    The Our Table discussion on food law and policy provided Food@MSU seed grant winner Dawn Opel with interdisciplinary ways to explore the idea of “food is medicine.”

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