Webinars related to food systems and/or community development.



Dawn Thilmany and Becca Jablonski of Colorado State University are partnering with Wallace Center and the Farmers Market Coalition to present Crafting Winning LFPP/FMPP Grant Proposals. This webinar will explore best practices for planning and writing LFPP/FMPP proposals, emphasizing that designing effective and impactful goal-based programs is the foundation of successful grant applications. This webinar will be geared to those who are less experienced in writing grant proposals, particularly proposals for US government grants.







Event Date 4/12/2018 2:00 pm ET
Event End Date 4/12/2018 3:30 pm ET
Individual Price Free



Learn from an in-depth survey of food hubs across the US. Designed, run and analyzed by Michigan State University's Center for Regional Food Systems in cooperation with the Wallace Center and the NGFN Food Hub Collaboration, this is truly the definitive word on food hubs in the US in 2017.




Event Date 4/19/2018 3:30 pm ET
Event End Date 4/19/2018 4:45 pm ET
Individual Price Free




For extension educators interested in integrating racial equity into their food systems work

Hosted by the eXtension working group on Undoing Inequality in the Food System which is part of the eXtension Community, Local and Regional Community of Practice and the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems




A presentation intended to inspire Extension educators who want to make racial equity a more intentional part of their work – and an introduction to resources and tools to help do so.

 In this webinar, we will begin to discuss what racial equity training is and how it benefits Extension work. We will also suggest additional resources and tools useful to those who want to bring racial equity training to their organizations.

Shorlette Ammons of North Carolina’s Center for Environmental Farming Systems will introduce webinar participants to tools and language used in racial equity training. This webinar will be a helpful introduction to greater conversations and work surrounding racial equity and food access. 

This is the first in a series of webinars that will explore the role that racial equity plays in our food system.



To Register

You can find the link to register here or below. Registration will close on Monday April 23rd. A Zoom link will be provided in your confirmation email at the time of registration.

Event Date 4/24/2018 3:00 pm ET
Event End Date 4/24/2018 4:30 pm ET
Cut off date 4/23/2018
Individual Price Free

Learn more about the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program. This webinar will review a general overview of the program, application information, and implications of the upcoming Farm Bill re-authorization. Presented by Allison Goin, Strategic Development & Program Design Consultant; and Juli Obudzinski, Deputy Policy Director at National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition.


Register for this webinar here.


Event Date 5/29/2018 1:00 pm ET
Event End Date 5/29/2018 2:15 pm ET
Individual Price Free

Finding Food in your City Government Webinar

May 30th, 1:00 – 2:15 PM EST


Tune into this webinar to hear food policy council organizers from Milwaukee, WI; Columbus, OH; and Baltimore, MD discuss their accomplishments and relationships with city government. Center for a Livable Future and Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) staff will also discuss how to use data and tools to understand your jurisdiction’s food system.  Join us for the conversation on May 30th at 1 p.m., and start food planning in your city.


Register here.

Event Date 5/30/2018 1:00 am ET
Event End Date 5/30/2018 2:15 am ET
Individual Price Free