Virginia Tech workshop addresses race inequities in food systems head-on
A Virginia Tech workshop is putting the spotlight on racial inequities in our food systems, from who is growing your food to how to access it. The Virginia Tech Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation and R.E.A.L. (Racial Equity in Agriculture Lab) are hosting “Building Racial Equity in the Food System: From Individual Anti-Racism to Dismantling Institutional Systems” Wednesday, March 31. Niewolny is the associate professor of Virginia Tech’s Department of Agriculture Leadership and Community Education as well as the director of Virginia Tech’s Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation. The workshop is building from the Racial Justice in the Food System series the center hosted in summer 2020.