Community RSVP

“Food Literacy for All” is free and open to community members. RSVP is required for each session as space is limited.
435 S State St. | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Angell Hall, Auditorium B | 6:30 – 8pm
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Speaker Schedule

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Jan 15, 2019 Lesli Hoey, Jerry Ann Hebron, Lilly Fink Shapiro, Devita Davison, Winona Bynum “Setting the Table for Food Literacy for All: Discovering Multiple Paths for Food Systems Change”
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Jan 22, 2019 Mónica Ramírez “Seeding Justice: Ensuring Just Conditions for Those Who Feed the World”
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Jan 29, 2019 Chef Sean Sherman “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America”
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Feb 5, 2019 Eric Kampe, Krista Isaacs, Antonio Rafael “The Politics, Ecology, and Future of Seeds”
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Feb 12, 2019 Paul Greenberg
“Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food”
Rescheduled for April 23, 2019
Feb 19, 2019 Elizabeth Yeampierre “Climate Justice: The Roots Will Weather The Storm”
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Feb 26, 2019 Meg Burritt, Anthony Hatinger, Renee Wallace “The Story of Food Waste:
Connecting Crickets, Compost, & Consumers”
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March 12, 2019 Anna Lappé “Island Earth: Chemicals, Climate, and the Future of Eating”
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March 19, 2019 Christopher Gardner “Stealth Nutrition”
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March 26, 2019 Shirley Sherrod “Food Literacy vs. Food Access:
Can one be addressed in isolation of the other?

roit Shuttle*
April 2, 2019 Samina Raja “Rustbelt Radicalism Revisited:
How Community Action Spurs Food Systems [Policy] Transformation”
*Detroit event April 3*
April 9, 2019 Dara Cooper “Black Feminist Freedom Dreams:
Food Sovereignty and the Urgency of Intersectional Movement Building”
*Detroit event April 10*
April 16, 2019 Kevin Frank, Bruce Ferguson, Helda Morales “Radicalizing Food Systems Education:
The Role of School Food and Gardens”
April 23, 2019 Paul Greenberg and Course Conclusion “Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food”


*DETROIT SHUTTLE* – If you would like to ride the complimentary shuttle from Detroit to Ann Arbor to attend the lecture you must reserve your seat for the lecture, then contact Kibibi Blount-Dorn at to reserve a seat on the shuttle by the Wednesday before each lecture. The shuttle will leave from the UM Detroit Center, 3663 Woodward at 5:15pm for each lecture and return at approximately (45 minutes after lecture ends).