Cultivating Change: Visioning and Planning the Food System in New England and Massachusetts
Panelists: Alli Condra, Senior Clinical Fellow, Harvard Food Law & Policy Clinic (Moderator); Joanne Burke, Professor of Sustainable Food Systems, Sustainability Institute, University of New Hampshire; John Lebeaux, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources; Winton Pitcoff, Project Manager, Massachusetts Food System Plan, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
This panel will explore efforts in New England and Massachusetts to use food system planning to create a strong, resilient, and just food system. Panelists Joanne Burke and MDAR Commissioner John Lebeaux will provide a snapshot of agriculture in Massachusetts and the state Food Policy Council. Winton Pitcoff, project manager for the Massachusetts statewide food system planning process, will discuss how the planning process is working toward a just food system in Massachusetts.