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Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

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Together, we drive social progress, economic productivity and ecosystem resilience through food systems transformation


Gather Film and Panel

Gather Film and Panel

Written by Jane Coghlan; Edited by Gabriel Sheppard “When you have food sovereignty, you’re free to be self-reliant, to grow your own food, to choose the foods you want to eat, choose the foods you want to put in school systems, and really be self-sustaining or sustainable.” This is a quote from the powerful film, Gather,...

Wednesdays from Washington: On Food Assistance Programs with Kevin Concannon

Wednesdays from Washington: On Food Assistance Programs with Kevin Concannon

This blog post was written by Arizona State University graduate student Joe Snowaert. In addition to studying Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership at ASU, is a FoodCorps alum who now works as is a salad bar educator with Fairfax County Public Schools Food and Nutrition Services Office. During our week-long immersion trip to Washington DC, we had...

Wednesdays from Washington: Meet the Press

Wednesdays from Washington: Meet the Press

This blog post was written by Arizona State University graduate student Katie Poirier. In addition to studying Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership at ASU, Katie is the Executive Director of the Mollen Foundation where she works to empower Arizona youth and families to adopt healthy habits through engaging gardening, cooking, mindfulness, and physical activities.  After a week full...