Land-Grant Institutions and Food Systems: Acknowledging historical disparities and exploring present-day equity initiatives

April 23, 2019 Author:

What are organizations and administrators working with land-grant institutions across the country doing to address inequities present since the inception of these institutions? 

This webinar discusses historical disparities between 1862, 1890, and 1994 land-grant institutions as well as current efforts to create a more equitable food system through food and agricultural programs for historically marginalized groups. 

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Tags: center for regional food systems, racial equity, racial equity in the food system workgroup


Related Topic Areas

Racial Equity in the Food System Workgroup


Authors

Rich Pirog

Rich Pirog
517-353-0694
rspirog@msu.edu


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Center for Regional Food Systems

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