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COVID-19 and Vermont’s Changing Food System

Part 1 of a six part series: Covid-19 and Vermont's Changing Food System

Vermont’s food system is critical to our economy, state identity, and quality of life, with over 64,000 Vermonters employed by farms and food related businesses. The arrival of COVID-19 rattled the food system, amplifying weaknesses in our globalized food system while inspiring Vermonters to creatively build new tools for community food security. This discussion will focus on the impact COVID-19 has had on Vermont’s food system, assess disparities in this system, and identify lessons we take forward for a more prepared and resilient food system in the future. 

Panelists:

Anore Horton, Executive Director of Hunger Free Vermont

Brittany Sperber, Operations Manager for ShiftMeals & The Skinny Pancake

Grace Oedel, Executive Director of NOFA-Vermont

Zully Palacios, Migrant Justice

Lynn Ellen Schimoler, Working Lands Enterprise Initiative at the Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

A Force to Be Reckoned With: Womxn in VT's Food System

Join ShiftMeals for a six-part free webinar series highlighting the intersectional experiences of Womxn and Femmes in all facets of the Vermont food system, from seed to hands. Presented by City Market,  A Force To Be Reckoned With honors those most affected by the Covid-19 crisis by bringing together powerful Womxn and Femme farmers, leaders, organizers, and activists. We are creating a space for collaboration, discussion, and visions for a more resilient food system in Vermont.  

 

Check out the incredible line-up and RSVP today! https://shiftmeals.org/a-force-to-be-reckoned-with-womxn-in-vts-food-system/