If you help guide classroom or workshop discussions focused on food, agriculture, farming, hunger, nutrition or related topics, you may want to tune in an upcoming webinar titled, "Poetry & Extension: Poetry as a tool in Extension Programs." It will be held on Thursday, Nov 5 from 2 - 3 pm East Coast Time US.
Hosted by the good folks at eXtension, the webinar is free, but registration is required.
Here's the link - https://connect.extension.org/event/poetry-and-extension-poetry-as-a-tool-in-extension-programs
Hiram Larew will be co-leading the discussion with Ronald David Myers of the University of Maryland's Cooperative Extension System where he serves as the Extension Educator for Anne Arundel and Prince George's County.
FAO's Congressional webinar
Here is the Congressional webinar briefing recording on The Coming Crisis: Preventing a Hunger Catastrophe amid COVID-19.
We hope you enjoyed the session, which was cohosted by FAO North America and the Alliance to End Hunger, in conjunction with the House and Senate Hunger Caucuses. Please find a link to the event recording below, and the presentations attached.
Webinar Recording: https://bit.ly/2LKdK02
Learn more about the 2020 Global Report on Food Crises: http://www.fightfoodcrises.net/
Visit our website to learn more about our upcoming webinar sessions: fao.org/north-america
Here's the website for anyone who want to register for the virtual BIFAD meeting on June 4. The meeting will focus on the impact of the pandemic on food security and nutrition in developing countries.
Check out this upcoming virtual event: https://sites.google.com/view/alison-bixby-stone-school-wfp
Aaron R., the Winner of 2018 World Food Day Poetry Competition by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and a PoetryXHunger Initiative is going to be among the speakers!
Here's an announcement from the Farm Foundation about an online discussion about the impact of the pandemic on American agriculture and food systems. Registration is free.
The forum will take place on April 28th, 2020:
This online, open-to-all session, sponsored by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) will focus on food and nutrition during the pandemic:
FAO's Work on Nutrition and Food Systems in the time of COVID-19April 23, 2020 from 10:00-11:00 am (EDT)
While food security may not be directly addressed in this webinar, the general points that will be discussed will affect -- and be affected by -- food security:
Poetry X Hunger
Sharing our news and interesting articles, events and links.