Thursday, January 30th, 2020, join us for our Indiana Uplands Winter Food Conference at StoneGate Arts and Education Center in Bedford. This event is sold out! Please join us in Bloomington for ACEnet presentations.
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, join us for an informal presentation, dinner and discussion about ACEnet work, rural food system development and working, successful models for implementation of projects. Students, staff, faculty and community members are all welcome to attend! Please share with your networks, students and community organizations. IU Food Institute, 405 N Park Avenue
Friday January 31, 2020, IMU Persimmon Room
Placing Food Systems on the Table For Rural Economic Development - Leslie Schaller and Adam Kody from ACEnet in Athens, Ohio will give a seminar, followed by lunch. They will discuss their 30+ years of work re-localizing the regional food economy in rural Appalachian Ohio, and the network-building and working models that are having impact. Everyone is welcome - please share with your students and community networks.
April 15, 2019 • Presentation by Marissa Reyes-Diaz & Stephanie Nohemy Monserrate Torres on the unique governance model of Güakiá Colectivo Agroecológico, and the organization’s approach to agro-ecological production (cosponsored by SFSS, IU Food Institute, Ostrom Workshop)
December 5, 2018 • IU Food Institute SFSS Brown Bag Series
IU’s Environmental Resilience Institute’s Midwestern/Indiana Community History Fellow, Elizabeth Grennan Browning
November 7, 2018 • IU Food Institute Speaker Series with SFSS Brown Bag Series
Rhonda Phillips, Agricultural Economist and Dean of the Purdue Honors College, "Connecting Local Food Systems with Community Well-Being and Development"
October 29, 2018 • Ostrom Workshop Colloquium Series
Becca Jablonski, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Colorado State University, “Measuring the Stock of Rural Wealth: Coalescing County-Level Measures”
October 3, 2018 • SFSS Brown Bag Series
IU's Environmental Resilience Institute’s Midwestern/Indiana Community Studies Fellow, Matthew Houser
"A Flowery Farm Transition, and a Neighborhood Coffee Shop Gets a Nightlife," Earth Eats, Sept. 14, 2018.
"For the Love of Farming," Earth Eats, Aug. 31, 2018. Denise O’Brien and Kate Edwards talk about the importance of role models for women in farming.
"Matchmaking—Farmers to Farmland," Earth Eats, Mar. 23, 2018. Story about farm transitions, with playwright Mary Swander and Grant Pershing and John Byers of Blue Hour Farm (story starts about 9 minutes in).