Food Literacy

Roots Watering Hole Podcast What is food literacy? Food Literacy [fu: d lit-er-uh-see] noun: Food Literacy is understanding the impact of your food choices on our health, environment, and economy–and understanding that these impacts are not experienced equitably.. Our food system is linked to a host of problems: obesity, climate change, unhealthy diets, lack of […]

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Social Justice & Food Sovereignty

Articles Black Food: Liberation, Food Justice and Stewardship | With Karen Washington and Bryant Terry The influences of Africans and Black Americans on food and agriculture is rooted in ancestral African knowledge and traditions of shared labor, worker co-ops and botanical polycultures. In this episode, we hear from Karen Washington and Bryant Terry on how Black […]

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Roots Watering Hole Podcast

Roots Watering Hole will be producing podcasts for multiple purposes – One track is a monthly gardening education and food literacy series co-hosted by Orrin Williams the Food Systems Coordinator at the University of Illinois at Chicago and soil scientist Dr. Akilah Martin. The second track is devoted to independent content created by Orrin Williams […]

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