Wallace Center and the National Good Food Network (NGFN) will be hosting a webinar titled, “How Regional Food System Investment Creates More Equitable Communities.” Speakers will discuss the role that food business incubators, food hubs, and financial institutions can do to integrate social equity into food systems projects and programs.
Jim Barham, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development (Moderator)
John Flory and Jaime Villalaz – Latino Economic Development Center
Benjamin Bartley, La Montañita Food Co-op
Olivia Rebanal, Capital Impact Partners
This webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities – a collaborative effort by the Federal Reserve System and USDA to highlight food systems investment opportunities across the U.S.
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