Saturday, February 29, 2020

Almost maple syrup season

February activities:

  • Co-presented Feeding Monadnock: Gardening as Learning, Conservation, and Partnership at the Campus Farmer Summit hosted by Farm to Institution New England (FINE) 
  • Discussed community gardens and sustainable agriculture with Community Garden Connections (CGC) colleagues and National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) colleagues on the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture podcast
  • Developed an "Autoethnography Dissertation Peer Power" group discussion using Google Classroom (contact me for an invitation!)
  • Completed a second month teaching Food & Environment in the Food Studies program at University of Southern Maine and Food, Wellness & Social Environment in the Dietetic Intern program at Keene State College
  • Planted basil in the kitchen and ordered bare-root blueberry stock through Cheshire County Conservation District
  • Launched a gofundme campaign for summer semester tuition (Please donate or share!)
Coming up in March:
  • Doctoral weekend
  • Writing sessions - please join me! (Monday mornings, Tuesday evenings, Wednesday mid-day, Friday flexible)
  • The Community Kitchen's Dr. Seuss Breakfast fundraiser
  • New Hampshire Food Alliance (NHFA) Statewide Gathering
  • Focus on Food Security in NH webinar & discussion
  • National Good Food Network (NGFN) Conference
  • Universities Fighting World Hunger (UFWH) Summit
With Antioch University New England (AUNE) colleagues Lisa Heller Boragine (left) and Rachel Brice (right) at the 2020 Campus Farmer Summit hosted by Farm to Institution New England (FINE) at Stonehill College.

Also, check out recent articles by New England Public Radio and Dartmouth College on how climate change is predicted to impact maple syrup production in the northeast. 

Contact me for networking, collaborating, or exploring how we can work together on new or existing projects.