Food Sovereignty and the Role of Extension Webinar: Partnerships that Work
September 19, 2019 - Author: Rich Pirog, Janie Simms Hipp, Jennifer K. Gauthier, Brian Kowalkowski
This webinar provides an introduction to food sovereignty, looking at how and why this principle is used in different First Nations communities.
Following this introduction, two partners (one from the community and one from Extension) describe how they have worked together on food sovereignty projects. They describe how the partnership developed and key elements of a partnership that promotes food sovereignty.
- Janie Simms Hipp – President/CEO, Native American Agriculture Fund
- Jennifer K. Gauthier - Community Extension Educator, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension: Menominee County/Nation
- Brian Kowalkowski - Dean of Department of Continuing Education, College of Menominee Nation
This webinar was sponsored by the Racial Equity in the Food System Workgroup. It aired on September 16, 2019.