What: Food Security & Resilience – Spend an evening with Alaska food systems experts discussing what a food system is, why it matters to everyone and learn about the challenges and opportunities in Alaska and the North.
When: January 21, 7:00-9:00 pm
1. Moderator – Dr. Gary Ferguson
2. Ronalda Angasan – Agricultural Program Director, Alaska Village Initiatives
3. Dr. Zeynep Kilic – food systems sociologist, UAA
4. Rachael Miller – The Food Research, Enterprise & Sustainability Hub director, APU
Where: APU Carr-Gottstein 102
All are welcome! Light refreshments provided and free parking. The panel discussion will be livecast to a family-friendly room on campus for those with small children.
Fact: Did you know Alaska imports 95% of its food? Did you also know Alaska leads the nation in new farmers? It’s an exciting time to talk food up here.