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SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS2020-07-01T15:44:28-07:00

Project Description

SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS

Mission
We are dedicated to creating and supporting regenerative local food systems. Through community engagement, education and project-based assistance, we intend on empowering low-income communities and creating equitable, affordable food access throughout Arizona.

Objectives

  • Increase food security in low income communities and mitigate food deserts by creating and supporting projects that provide low-income communities with equitable, affordable, convenient access to healthy foods.
  • Provide education to Arizonans on best practices for growing, eating and recycling healthy foods
  • Provide support to local farmers, distributors and vendors to strengthen the local food economy by increasing the amount of food that is grown and consumed locally

Partners

  • Maricopa County Food System Coalition (MARCO)
  • Vitalyst Health Foundation
  • Creighton Community Foundation
  • Alhambra School District, Phoenix
  • Fowler Elementary School District, Phoenix
  • Los Ninos Elementary, Tempe
  • Kyrene del Norte Elementary, Tempe
  • Microsoft
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Leadership Update – February 25, 2019

February 25th, 2019|

Leadership Update February 25, 2019 by Aubrey Coffey-Urban - Programs Manager This week, we had our second, very successful, Volunteer Orientation! We had a great turnout and all of our priority leaders spoke wonderfully about

Leadership Update – February 14, 2019

February 14th, 2019|

Leadership Update February 14, 2019 by Michelle Bevins, Assistant Executive Director Today Arizona celebrates its 107th birthday!  The welcome February showers have made this day even more special.  Thank you to each and every one

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– Margaret Mead

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