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What’s Your Plan? Strategies for Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change
WhenTuesday, Mar. 10, 2020, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
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The UW Nutritional Sciences Program and CHanGE (Center for Health and the Global Environment) are cohosting a seminar series on Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change. The weekly seminars examine emerging issues in food systems and nutrition as they relate to personal, public, and planetary health. All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend.

Each session will take place in Guggenheim Hall, room 220, on Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. Learn more about the overall series and each session by clicking here.

On Tuesday, March 10, the focus is What’s Your Plan? Strategies for Food Systems in the Age of Climate Change presented by Yona Sipos, lecturer in the Nutritional Sciences Program and Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences. For National Nutrition Month, The Whole U encourages you to attend to learn about reducing the impact our food choices make on the environment.

Yona Sipos, Nutritional Sciences Program and Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Dr. Sipos works at the intersection of food systems, community-engaged scholarship, sustainability and equity. Her PhD in Integrated Studies in Land & Food Systems at the University of British Columbia investigated long-term, community-university partnerships critical for community food systems. She contributed to food system sustainability reports in Canada and the US and has served on the Vancouver Food Policy Council in British Columbia and the Prince George's County Food Equity Council in Maryland.

Dr. Sipos was program director for the Chesapeake Foodshed Network, a regional initiative across six states and Washington, DC, developing learning opportunities and work groups across the food system while advancing an emphasis on community ownership and equity. Dr. Sipos's expertise in food systems and sustainability education is complemented by her background in plant biology, soil ecology and agricultural forestry.

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Campus locationGuggenheim Hall (GUG)
Campus roomRoom 220
Event typesLectures/Seminars
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