JMuse Café

Creating Opportunities: Growing the Local Food Movement

Thu, 7 Apr 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on April 7 in JMU's Rose Library for Creating Opportunities: Growing the Local Food Movement. Four panelists will present on their local food activism, with plenty of time for discussion and questions.  

This event is free and open to anyone. Free parking is available in JMU lots C2 & D10. Refreshments will be served.


Emily Axelbaum directs the City Schoolyard Garden's education program and is the garden educator at Buford Middle School in Charlottesville, Va.

Paul Freedman is Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, Founding Member of the Virginia Sustainable Food Collaborative, and member of the Virginia Sustainable Food Coalition.

Alan Moore is Director of Distribution and Business Development at the Local Food Hub in Charlottesville, Va. 

Andrew Wingfield is the Founder & Director of the Virginia Sustainable Food Coalition and Associate Professor of Creative Writing & Sustainability Studies at George Mason University. The VSFC's mission is to harness the intellectual, human and economic capital of Virginia’s universities to foster the emerging local food economy in the Commonwealth.

Panel Moderator: 

Erica Cavanagh teaches nonfiction writing, African American literature, and food studies at James Madison University and is a member of the Virginia Sustainable Food Coalition.

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