Audience: Extension/Technical Assistance Provider

Wallace Center at Winrock International

With schools and other community sites closed due to the COVID 19 pandemic, garden-based programming is being adapted to build household food sovereignty and resilience. Hear from Deb Crockett and Beau Gromley from Garden Raised Bounty and Margee Green from SPROUT NOLA about how backyard victory gardens are supporting their communities….

Wallace Center at Winrock International

Co-hosted by the Wallace Center and NCAT/ATTRA, this conversation will focus on identifying promising solutions and strategies developed by food hubs, and elevating the needs of the food hub community that have emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. The call starts with brief updates from guest panelists including Haile Johnston of The Common Market, Tracy Harding of Capay Valley Farm Shop, and Tom McDougall of 4P Foods, followed by discussion….

Wallace Center at Winrock International

In response to requests for guidance on helping food and farm businesses navigate the CARES Act financial assistance programs, Wallace Center hosted an informal briefing intended for Technical Assistance providers, support organizations, and other advocates assisting small to midsize farmers and food enterprises working in local and regional value chains to access emergency assistance. Speakers: Yolanda Stokes- Office of Disaster Assistance, Small Business Administration Jeff Salzer- Northwest Arkansas District Office, Small Business Administration Aleta…

Wallace Center at Winrock International

This conversation explores the impact that COVID-19 is having on small and medium sized meat processors, how they’re adapting to these challenges, and the changes underway to alleviate pressure and ensure lasting change. Presenters: Jessica Roosa, This Old Farm Rebecca Thistlethwaite, Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network Kelly Nuckolls, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition…

Wallace Center at Winrock International

This is a spreadsheet that compiles educational resources to help food systems organizations navigate the COVID landscape. It includes links to listservs for specific interest groups, and resources on policy, funding, food safety, equity and justice and other topics. It is not comprehensive but provides a broad range of tools and ideas to support organizations' adaptation and recovery….
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