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The Just Food? series presents Professor Garrett Broad of Fordham University, who will discuss his recent book, More Than Just Food.

The industrial food system has created a crisis in the United States that is characterized by abundant food for privileged citizens and “food deserts” for the historically marginalized. In response, food justice activists based in low-income communities of color have developed community-based solutions, arguing that activities like urban agriculture, nutrition education, and food-related social enterprises can drive systemic social change. Focusing on the work of several food justice groups—including Community Services Unlimited, a South Los Angeles organization founded as the nonprofit arm of the Southern California Black Panther Party—More Than Just Food explores the possibilities and limitations of the community-based approach, offering a networked examination of the food justice movement in the age of the nonprofit industrial complex.


March 29
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Food Law Society


Hauser Hall 104 Lumbard Classroom


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Nathaniel Levy
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