Building a just, equitable, sustainable food economy.
Jen Faigel, CommonWealth Kitchen
Building a just, equitable, resilient food economy requires strong regional networks of growers, producers, aggregators, manufacturers, distributors, and buyers up and down the supply chain, combined with robust business and technical support, access to markets, and access to capital for the entrepreneurs working in this market . In this session, you will hear from practitioners, researchers, and advocates working to connect the dots and build the infrastructure needed to create an equitable, inclusive food economy.
food systems; urban food manufacturing; inclusive entrepreneurship
Jen Faigel; CommonWealth Kitchen
Malini Ram-Moraghan/Daniel Ross; DAISA Enterprises Haile Johnston; Common Market; Penn Loh, Tufts University- Urban & Environmental Planning; Andrew Dumont; Federal Reserve Bank