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Community Development Through Food Systems
March 1, 12:00 PM
Lunch at 11:30, lecture at noon.
Sandy Gilbreath is the project coordinator for the Maine Food Strategy, where she provides oversight of the organization’s councils, support for collaborative projects, and engages the project in regional work and outreach. Come learn about the Maine Food Strategy and other organizations that are building networks, increasing stakeholder engagement, and mobilizing collaborative efforts to build communities and support farming and fisheries in Maine and New England to create long-term, sustainable change. Gilbreath graduated in 2015 with a master’s in policy, planning, and management from the Edmund S. Muskie School for Public Service in Portland, Maine. She lives in Portland and is vice-chair of the Portland Food Council.
Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program.