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Center for food systems and community transformation

We work at the nexus of food, agriculture, and society to explore and catalyze the conditions for a more just and sustainable food system so that all may thrive.

photo compilation of field, squash, and garden
Image Credit from left to right: Kim Niewolny, Melissa Ripepi, Kim Niewolny


What We Do


We strive to offer and support opportunities for learning that help us to support our food system and build better communities.

The Center supports a number of projects related to and in support of regional food systems and community transformation. 

Our learning circles are designed to be a participatory structure for group reflection, dialogue, and planning based on selected scholarship and emergent topics.

Center fellows bring the aims of the Center to their communities as leaders, educators, and advocates for equity, justice, and health in our food and farming systems.

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