Kicking Off "Seeking Good, Clean, and Fair Food For All" Lecture Series

September 24, 2020

Kicking Off "Seeking Good, Clean, and Fair Food For All" Lecture Series

A graphic showing the Anthropology Public Outreach Program and Slow Foods Columbus logos

Last Tuesday, Slow Food Columbus Chapter Leader, APOP Lecture Series Team Leader and PhD candidate Mark Anthony Arceño kicked off the “Seeking Good, Clean, and Fair Food for All: Equity. Inclusion. Justice.” 2020 autumn lecture series, continuing a collaboration between the Department’s Anthropology Public Outreach Program (APOP) and Slow Food Columbus (SFC). The first talk in the series, “Equity,” featured three speakers from various backgrounds including community organizing, industry, and higher education. Panelists Julialynne Walker, Ron Jordan and Whitney Gherman discussed a variety of topics including the development of community gardens, entrepreneurial opportunities for underrepresented minorities, and the importance of effective community engagement when developing programs to work with diverse communities. In case you missed it, and would like to learn more about their individual work, you can view the recorded lecture below.

The lecture series continues next month with “Inclusion.” on Tuesday, October 20th at 6pm with the final lecture in the series, “Justice.” scheduled for Tuesday, November 17th at 6pm. Details about individual speakers are forthcoming. Make sure you follow the APOP and SFC Facebook pages for more details as they become available.

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