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Presented By: University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program (UMSFP)

Rooting For Change: Learnshops

Learnshops on food, science, activism & culture

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One stuent teaches another how to plant microgreens
The UM Sustainable Food Program invites you to attend Rooting for Change: Student Food Summit! This event will be hosted at various locations across campus and in Ann Arbor from Thurs, March 23-Sat, March 25. U-M students from any campus are welcome to attend some or all of this free event. Employees and community members are invited to join in the Bite-Size Talks and Science & Justice events.

A day of interactive learnshops and community-building. Register for learnshops along one track (VISION | STRATEGY | SKILLS) or pick and choose individual learnshops based on your interests.

Note: Learnshops are open only to UM students.

10:30AM: Check-In & networking
11:00AM: Summit kick-off

11:30AM: Learnshop Block A
Decolonization with Student Sustainability Coalition
Rooting for Fun with Sustainability Cultural Organizers
Demystifying Fermentation with the Campus Farm

12:30PM: Lunch

1:00PM: Learnshop Block B
Building Community Resource Networks with SSC & UMSFP
Food & Community Solutions with MANRRS
Composting at Home with Emily

2:05PM - Wellbeing Break

2:30PM: Learnshop Block C
Visionary Organizing with Semester in Detroit alumnx
Digital Storytelling as Healing and Community-Building with Kati
Sustainable Clothing Dyeing Using Food Scraps with UAAO

3:30 - Closing Reflection

UM Sustainable Food Program (UMSFP) connects food, environmental, and social justice-oriented organizations on campus to create a network of empowered students working to better our food system both on-campus and in the surrounding community.

Thank you to event sponsors UM Arts Initiative, Campus Farm at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, and Planet Blue Ambassador program.

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