American Food System Resilience Workshop

If you plan to attend the National Council for Science and the Environment conference (http://foodenergywaternexus.org/) on January 19-21, 2016 in Washington D.C., please plan to stay through Thursday and join our session on foodresiliency. We need your participation in the workshop to think through and strategize for these challenging times. We hope you will attend and encourage your colleagues and students and community partners to join us, too.

This is a 3-hour workshop (foodenergywaternexus.org/…). The workshop, which is on the last day of the conference (Thursday afternoon January 21), will review key concepts and for improving food resilience and how participants are translating these ideas into action. The “Food-Energy-Water Nexus” theme of the entire conference will be valuable for anyone who works with the food system

Paired with the workshop are 27 articles on the topic that were just published in the Journal of Environmental Sciences and Studies. Part 1 (13 articles) was published in September 2015. Part 2 of the Symposium on American Food Resilience (14 articles) has now been published in the December 2015 issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Scienceslink.springer.com/journal/volumesAndIssues/13412

The www.foodresilience.org website provides a complete list of abstracts for Symposium articles – and free downloads of final manuscripts for all the articles. The entire collection is exciting in the diversity of its coverage, as experts on various aspects of the food system draw upon a broad array of perspectives to throw light on a single high-stakes theme – the security of our food supply.

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