The Wyoming Food Coalition Blog

Information and updates about the WFC and related topics

February Speaker Series: Growing Hemp in Wyoming

February Speaker Series: Growing Hemp in Wyoming Thursday, February 24th 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM (MST) Join us for a discussion on growing hemp in Wyoming, and the nutritional benefits and possibilities of hemp for livestock. Jude Buchanan-Sandoval, a member of the Wyoming Food Coalition Policy Working Group will share her passion and experience with hemp, and our two speakers, Wes Brown and Morgan Tweet will speak to the challenges, regulations and possibilities for growing

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Wyoming Food Coalition 3rd Annual Conference

[WYOMING, December 6th] – The Wyoming Food Coalition will host its 3rd Annual Conference on December 10th and 11th, 2021. The Coalition will host, through facilitated virtual sessions, speakers on a wide variety of topics regarding Wyoming’s food system. It will include a diverse range of food system topics and speakers, and the Coalition wants to hear what local food and ag challenges and opportunities to engage in 2022. The conference is free to all,

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WFC Seeking Communications Volunteer

Are you passionate about supporting local food? Are you looking for a way to help build Wyoming’s food systems? The Wyoming Food Coalition (WFC) is seeking a motivated volunteer to help with social media and newsletter outreach. Effective outreach is a key piece of our mission to connect food system stakeholders and amplify their voices. DescriptionThis position will work with the Strategic Communications Working Group to disseminate content for the WFC. The Working Group will

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Acknowledging Bias

The Oxford Dictionary defines bias as “prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair.”  We all have biases. For example, some people of Wyoming might tend to feel biased against people from Colorado, and people tend to feel bias in favor of their own children or pets. Some biases are entwined with more systemic and harmful prejudices such as sexism and

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Building the Food Equality State

The US, including Wyoming, has large disparities in who tends to be food insecure. For example, in Wyoming and nationally, some of the groups most likely to be unsure they will have enough to eat include Native American families, single moms, our elders, children, and college/university students.  The US has more than enough food for all Americans, so families not having enough to eat is a distribution problem, not a supply problem. Costs of this

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Upcoming events..near you! (Virtually, of course)

We hope you all are staying warm! Wyoming winters can be tough, but Wyomingites are tougher. We have some upcoming events, one being our February Speaker Series on Thursday the 25th 6:30-7:30pm. This Speaker Series will be focused on Food Policy at the 2021 Legislative Session. The Policy Working Group (led by Livy Lewis) will be hosting guest speakers Scott Zimmerman, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, and Brad Tyndall, Central Wyoming College, where they will discuss

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Welcome to the Wyoming Food Coalition blog! This blog will be highlighting food system topics around Wyoming and potentially what other states are doing with their food systems. You will stay up to date with all food and ag events, news, and helpful resources. So sit back, relax, and enjoy!

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