youth

Forget the seat, we’ll set the table: Youth involvement in Food Policy Councils.

Orientation at NYC's Flip the Table Youth Food Council (Credit: Mara Gittleman) "Youth are prominent in the food justice movement today. This isn't just because they are ‘included’ as afterthoughts to existing projects and programs. They lead and have their own, independent voice." (Steel 2010). Many food justice organizations, sustainable farming projects or garden based education initiatives are connected to youth development programs.  As children and young adults have become increasingly disconnected from their [...]

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