Due to speaker scheduling conflicts, MIFMA has made the decision to postpone our Envisioning Equity at the Farmers Market session of the 2022 Michigan Farmers Market Conference. We are working with our speakers at this time to determine a date in April to hold this session. All conference attendees will automatically be registered for this session and will receive the session recording. This session will also be made available to the public to ensure equitable access to this information.
If you have questions or topic suggestions you’d like to hear our panel answer, we invite you to submit them here.
During this time at the conference, we’d like to share some of our favorite resources regarding racial equity in the food system:
Racial Equity in Food Systems Work: Beginning the Journey, hosted by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems (webinar recording)
Measuring Racial Equity in the Food System: Established and Suggested Metrics, hosted by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems (webinar recording)
Balancing the Scales of Agricultural Policy for Racial Equity & Climate Resilience, hosted by Disparity to Parity (link)
How to Create More Equitable and Antiracist Food Systems: A Conversation with Food Systems Leaders, hosted by the Wallace Center (webinar recording)
“The Lens of Systemic Oppression” by the National Equity Project (PDF)
Soul Fire Farm Action Steps & Policy Platform for Food Sovereignty (PDF)
IDEAL Engage Anti-Racism Toolkit from Stanford University (PDF)
Food Solutions New England’s 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge (link)
You’ll also find an Open Discussion Session in Hopin in place of this session. We welcome you to join us to discuss any of the resources above and/or to share any of your favorite resources.
Our next session, Lightning Round: Partner Updates, will begin at 2:30 PM. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding!