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Farminar: Strengthening Our Food System Together in Times of Crisis - Shared screen with speaker view
ajulier
32:34
Hi I’m Alice Julier — Professor of Food Studies and Director of CRAFT at Chatham University.
Patti Miller - Grow with the Flow, LLC
32:38
Hello All!Patti Miller, Chesapeake Foodshed Network,Berkeley Springs, WV
Madeleine Charney
32:54
Madeleine Charney, UMass Amherst -- librarian for Sustainable Food & Farming
noelle warford
32:54
Hello Patti and Alice
Karen.Mort
33:02
Hi everyone - this is Karen Roberts Mort from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County - Nutrition Educator
Samantha Johnson
33:30
Sam Johnson - Harrisburg, PA - Director of Aquaponic Programs
gracemican
33:40
I’m Grace with the Food Literacy Project in Louisville KY, I manage the South Points Farmers Market
Kathy
33:41
Hi there! Kathy from CT, manager of the CT Youth Food Alliance
andrewrosen
33:43
Andy Rosen from Swarthmore Farmers Market outside of Philly
Jen Massaro
33:44
Hi! Jennifer Massaro, Client Relationship Manager at Penn State Extension
chloe
33:47
Chloe Drew - Indiana, PA - Mother Earth Farm and Indiana Community Garden youth educator
Clare Hinrichs
33:48
Hi all. Clare Hinrichs, from Penn State
Casey
34:01
Casey VanNest, Huntingdon PA, farmer ay Restless Roots Farm and Market Manager at Pine Grove Mills Farmers Market
nemes.gusztav
34:02
Hi, I am Gusztáv Nemes, a Hungarian Rural sociologist, being here at a Fulbright fellowship at the moment
Michaela Hoffelmeyer
34:06
Hi all, Michaela Hoffelmeyer out of Penn State
tiana
34:16
hello! Tiana Williams, senior at Penn State.
Karie Boone
34:38
Karie from University of Idaho Extension
Mary
34:41
Hi! hope all are well. Mary Barbercheck, Penn State Extension
MicheleMarchetti
34:46
Hello! Michele Marchetti from The Cornucopia Institute and Provisions Magazine.
Jenna
34:47
Hey, everyone, Jenna Mauder here. Agriculture and Food Program Manager at the Cooperage in Honesdale, a market venue.
MoselleSingh
34:52
Hi all! Moselle Singh, currently in Moline, Illinois — Program and Communications Coordinator of Women, Food and Agriculture Network
mariagorgo-gourovitch
34:57
Maria Gorgo - Penn State Hort Extension educator
Center for a Livable Future
34:57
Karen Bassarab, Baltimore, MD, Food Policy Networks Project
katecruz
35:05
Kate Cruz- Camden, NJ Environmental Justice Coordinator for the Center for Environmental Transformation (local urban ag org)
Lauren Dellolio
35:17
Hey all, Lauren Dellolio, Director of Community Programs and Events at Glynwood Farm, a non profit farm that trains farmers and regional food and agriculture.
Rachel Herman
35:23
Hi, Rachel Herman, an AmeriCorps at Lewisburg Community Garden and Bucknell University
AMARVIN
35:27
Alta Mae Marvin, Agribusiness Team, Clemson Cooperative Extension, SC
Rachel Tayse
35:42
Rachel Tayse, Begin Farm Program Coordinator at Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association and organic produce farmer
Sandy
35:55
We manage food security and agriculture programs in Western Pennsylvania
Nykisha Madison-Keita
35:57
Nykisha Madison-Keita Farm Manager with Urban Tree Connection Neighborhood Foods Farm Philadelphia, PA
Sabine
42:14
Sabine Carey here, Centre County. PAWagn Steering Committee, Farmer, Farmers Market Managing Board, PCO Staff
miskelll
42:18
Lisa Miskelly, Farm Manager, Lafayette College Farm in Easton, PA
Lauren Smith
43:15
Hello All! Lauren Smith here, industry supporter and WAgN Steering Committee member
QUEEBA
46:14
Hi Lauren and Sabine!
ashley seiler grounded
46:38
Ashley Seiler, Here. Pittsburgh, PA from Grounded Strategies
noelle warford
46:54
hello folks from Pittsburgh!
QUEEBA
47:16
Hi Noelle and thanks for this!
QUEEBA
47:28
Hi Ashley!
Denele
47:36
Denele from Grow Pittsburgh here... Hi everyone
QUEEBA
48:13
Hi Denele, Shelly, Karlin, Redding and Alice!
Karlin Lamberto
48:39
Hi hi!
Shelly Danko+Day
48:41
Shelly here from CIty of PIttsburgh. We're working to keep community gardens and farmers markets open! Adopt-A-Lot projects are open and new projects are encouraged!
ajulier
48:43
Hi from Pittsburgh.
Karlin Lamberto
49:10
Karlin representing Pittsburgh Food Policy Council here.
noelle warford
49:11
Yes! We need everyone growing food *safely* right now - and we definitely need our gardens in the city
Stephanie L Heim
49:29
This is super helpful info. Will you all be sharing these slides?
noelle warford
49:50
Yes.... we are recording the session and will send it out Stephanie
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
49:51
yes we can share slides and will share recording!
Stephanie L Heim
50:01
@Dori: Thank you!
Rachel Tayse she/hers
50:14
I'm wishing for subsidized sanitization and no-contact packaging supplies for DTC farmers. These are increased and unexpected costs at a time of year that's already tough for folks
ajulier
50:29
hi all, at CRAFT we have a 200 mile food shed database of producers, aggregators, etc, and we’ve been working on narrowing it down and talking directly to the farm producers to see what technical assistance they need — mostly small to mid sized farms.
Sandy
51:06
We're working on both an urban gardening initiative in Butler County and starting a large regenerative agricultural innovation/entrepreneurship center in Lawrence County Pa
ajulier
51:08
In particular, helping people transition to diverse sales when restaurant or institutional food buyers is less available
Coordinator Pavetsfarm
52:10
Resource to share: https://tilth.org/education/resources/online-sales-platforms-for-farmers/
ajulier
52:21
thanks!
Nicole Sugerman
52:41
Food Chain Workers Alliance http://foodchainworkers.org/National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition https://sustainableagriculture.net/CATA: https://cata-farmworkers.org/Climate Justice Alliance: https://climatejusticealliance.org/
Patti Miller - Grow with the Flow, LLC
52:46
How do we support your efforts?
Nicole Sugerman
52:49
nicole.sugerman@gmail.com
MoselleSingh
53:16
I’m a program/comm coordinator at WFAN and have access to a large member base - any suggestions for mobilizing across our member base for policy changes
Casey
53:27
On a local level we are trying to court our county commissioners to develop an ag disaster committee to support farmers. Best practices around this? Does anyone have experience with this? Sorry v nebulous.
Casey
55:54
Blair and Huntingdon coutnies
Casey
56:14
They are interested
Jessica Lang
58:55
Are there any resources for monitoring the acquisition of PPE for farm operations? ie. if 3M has ramped up production of masks, is the distribution being monitored by any agency to ensure PPE is getting into the hands of those who actually need them?
adrienne nelson
59:19
National Young Farmers Coalition PA staff can help set up meetings with PA state legislators if folks need a hand. adrienne@youngfarmers.org or karen@youngfarmers.org can help make connections
andrewrosen
59:31
Will you share the chat text after too?
Kathy
59:34
Would you be able to share the chat window as well? There are some good resources being shared and they slip by before I can capture them!
Rachel Tayse she/hers
59:54
Participants can save the chat by clicking on the three dots menu
Nicole Sugerman
01:00:02
1. Tell your officials who you are 2. why should they care 3. what is your issue? 4. what is your ask? 5. ask can they support your ask 6. follow up!
MicheleMarchetti
01:00:22
You can save the chat. Click the three dots on the top right of this chat box.
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:00:42
The chat is also being recorded to the crowd, we can share out resources in a followup email.
Karen.Mort
01:00:46
Thanks Rachel - learn something new about Zoom every day!
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:00:48
to the cloud
Nicole Sugerman
01:01:10
@jessica great question! I don’t know the answer to that but will follow up if I can find an answer.
noelle warford
01:03:08
we are all learning so much about zoom right now!
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:03:25
Yep! Thank goodness for the zoom tool.
noelle warford
01:04:13
Key Note: Importance of organization, communication for farmers markets
Shelly Danko+Day
01:05:42
Can we switch cameras to see the speaker?
Shelly Danko+Day
01:05:57
Thanks!
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:06:02
No problem!
noelle warford
01:06:03
@Dori: can you spotlight Lyn and Patti
Charlotte Maxwell
01:06:17
Hit the midsize box on the video section and it will show you just the speaker
noelle warford
01:06:56
thanks Dori and Charlotte
noelle warford
01:07:31
key challenges: lack of internet, organizing online orders, adapting to change, lack of information and tech capacities
ashley seiler grounded
01:08:09
Grounded is working on packages/kits to be distributed to the communities in which we serve. These will center on bringing joy through planting and “growth”. They are still in the process of being formally constructed.
Heather Manzo
01:08:11
I am not seeing your screen share, Lyn
MoselleSingh
01:08:36
Spoke with Jan Joannides, ED of Regenerating the Countryside — they have had great success with transitioning to online sales using site.localline.ca — able to do aggregate sales for the 9 farmers markets across Minnesota. Just an example of success with transitioning to an online platform
noelle warford
01:09:23
thanks Moselle... we need models of folks that are doing this
noelle warford
01:10:01
Heather: are you able to see the slide or do you need support from Dori?
MoselleSingh
01:10:43
absolutely. She mentioned she is willing and interested to answer questions for other markets trying to do the same. Their system aggregates sales and they now to a “drive-thru” style farmers market. Pretty cool.
noelle warford
01:11:07
that's great!
noelle warford
01:12:05
Yes! Cooperation and collaboration are critical right now
MoselleSingh
01:12:11
Could not agree more!
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:12:24
Here here
Coordinator Pavetsfarm
01:12:32
Please add PA Veteran Farming Project to that list.
noelle warford
01:12:51
Keep listing resources... this is great!
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:12:58
Will add to resource list to share out, thanks Pavetsfarm!
Nicole Sugerman
01:13:00
Yes! Well put.
Sabine
01:13:01
Moselle - I have also started setting up on-line sales for our local producers through localize, and have found them very easy to work with. Robust platform for hubs, as well as individual farms. Just went live yesterday, and still working out the kinks. Will have to reach out to Jan to see how its working for them.
ajulier
01:13:13
This is exactly what we care about, too. How to get everyone engaged. I’ve been going to Farm Bureau meetings to learn and indeed, it’s an adjustment for them to listen to me and to accommodate our students (who are mostly women and people of color)
Sabine
01:13:22
opps - that should be LocalLine, not localize….
noelle warford
01:13:49
that's a real issue @ajulier
MoselleSingh
01:13:52
@sabine Yes! That’s great to hear! She vocalized interest in helping anyone else trying to set up the same system. Definitely recommend reaching out.
Stephanie L Heim
01:13:56
Here is a link for the MN Farmers' Market Hub - https://www.farmersmarkethub.org/; And here is a specific example for the Rochester, MN market: https://www.localline.ca/rochester-farmers-markets
noelle warford
01:14:03
and this is why we need to come together so it's not just you alone
Jenna
01:14:26
We are a nonprofit and I'd like to help my vendors with preorders and online sales. Where can I find guidelines for how far into vendors sales I can assist before I'm violating my 501c3 status?
Sarah
01:14:48
I think Lyn referenced some helpful webinars re: farmers' markets? Are these recorded/shareable?
Kathy
01:14:57
One of the things we leapt into a couple of weeks ago was to share lists of places where food/meals were being made to students while school was closed so that farmers could connect with those to offer their surplus.
adrienne nelson
01:15:19
Does anyone have guidance or info about using SNAP for online purchases or to buy market tokens (as many markets are moving to online pre-purchase)
Sabine
01:15:57
our local line market - barebones, just started yesterday, can be seen at https://centremarekts.locallinesites.com
Jenna
01:16:27
Yes, to the profit generating issue.
MicheleMarchetti
01:16:39
In Kingston, New York, residents created an online fundraiser to help farmers move their products and get food to people in need. The fundraiser was shared more than 1,000 times. And in less than two days it raised more than $10K, exceeding the initial $5K goal by so much that closed down the fundraiser and urged people to give to other organizations in need. Thanks to these funds, farmers are getting much needed income and nutritious food is being distributed throughout Kingston. On March 19, more than 250 hot meals were delivered to families in Kingston.
avettori
01:16:55
We're a non-profit urban farm in Phila. and so work intentionally with food insecure folks. We partner with health care centers providing veggie scripts and are able to get grant dollars to support.
Kathy
01:17:14
look at the notion and regulations around social enterprise. so long as you are operating to support your mission, it shouldn't be an issue. Does your nonprofit have a lawyer?
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:17:15
PA Farmers Market listserve- https://pafarm.com/resources/
Coordinator Pavetsfarm
01:17:32
Re: Adrienne's question: I don't believe USDA allows online SNAP purchases at this point.
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:18:21
PA Farmers Market listserve contact (Brian Moyer, bfm3@psu.edu)
noelle warford
01:18:25
@jenna try contacting your state’s charities bureau.
Denele
01:18:45
there is no preordering or online orders for SNAP in PA right now.
Jenna
01:18:53
thank you @noelle
ajulier
01:18:56
Trellis legal does a lot of work with farms trellispgh.com
Denele
01:19:12
there have been pilot programs in other states, but I don't believe they are coming to PA anytime soon
Lauren Dellolio
01:19:23
We moving forward with an at home meal kit, as we work with chef’s regularly who are largely out of work, they’ll generate simple menu’s using seasonable items, as well as cooking videos, we’ll take “dinner orders”, then order product as needed from local farms most at need for sales. Product will be boxed into kits, and then either delivered or distributed via a local business (who will also be offering a beer/wine/cider pairing package to accompany the dinner)
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:19:34
To Adrienne's question, it's true that online SNAP purchases aren't allowed. One work around that an Ohio market is trying is online pre-order with on-site EBT sale.
andrewrosen
01:19:46
Lisa O’Neill is with Growing Roots Partners, and her markets are in the western Philly suburbs.
Denele
01:20:03
That's what I am planning on doing too. Taking pre-orders and doing on site sales for EBT only
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:20:04
Here's how that Ohio market is communicating their service for SNAP: https://countrysidefoodandfarms.org/countryside-curbside/#SNAPcurbside
Lauren Dellolio
01:20:29
Our farm also has generated a program to provide CSA for SNAP customers
adrienne nelson
01:20:58
Thanks for SNAP feedback everyone. This is a huge problem for food access this season. @Lauren , I’d love to hear more about your program.
Sabine
01:21:22
Oops - typo - our local line market site - barebones, just started yesterday, can be seen at https://centremarkets.locallinesites.com
ashley seiler grounded
01:21:27
Lauren, who do you work with
Lauren Dellolio
01:21:49
I’m not in charge of it, let me put you in touch with my colleague Megan Larmer. (Mlarmer@glynwood.org)
Lauren Dellolio
01:21:57
She’s a bit mobbed right now but will be happy to help
adrienne nelson
01:22:25
Thank you @lauren
Lauren Dellolio
01:22:37
I believe there’s a GUSNIP grant involved
miskelll
01:23:58
Is Urban Tree Connection willing and able to share this document?
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:24:52
We will followup with Noelle/Nykisha re: document sharing.
miskelll
01:25:30
Great, thank you
Sandy
01:25:49
Hi to the person from Grounded...I would like to learn more about your "kits"...
Sandy
01:26:07
scurry@yourcapinfo.org
Patti Miller - Grow with the Flow, LLC
01:26:59
I would also like to learn more about your 'kits', pleasepattimillergoeslocal@gmail.com
Lauren Dellolio
01:27:14
Absolutely
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:27:44
I'm also interested in the Grounded kits Rachel@oeffa.org
noelle warford
01:27:56
Absolutely we will share - we created this template for yall
Kathy
01:28:11
Oh, likewise (re: kits), please! Kathy.engle-dulac@icrweb.org
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:28:14
Thank for this template, Urban Tree. It's wonderful.
Sojourn
01:28:21
I am Interested as well cpoinvil90@gmail.com
Kathy
01:29:24
that's a key consideration. thank you for lifting thise!
Karen.Mort
01:30:17
Thanks for voicing this Nykisha! We all need to be doing these assessments for ourselves and our community!
Karie Boone
01:30:23
I would like to have a copy of this document please
katecruz
01:30:30
this is incredible and thoughtful work by Urban Tree Connection (I'm not surprised in the slightest).
ajulier
01:30:44
ditto
avettori
01:30:53
Same here
ashley seiler grounded
01:31:08
This is so beautiful to hear people speaking with conviction and passion.
noelle warford
01:31:30
Patty: can you scroll to next page
Jenna
01:32:16
There are so many people in my network that can benefit from this template!!
Redding Jackson
01:32:38
this is amazing! thank you!
ashley seiler grounded
01:33:05
Anyone have good education links for youth in the city and local farming in community gardens.
noelle warford
01:33:38
great question Ashley....
Jenna
01:33:49
I heard Victory Garden models springing up.
MoselleSingh
01:35:00
there is a coalition of victory gardens as well — coop gardens.org
ashley seiler grounded
01:35:30
thanks so much
MoselleSingh
01:35:45
called Cooperative Gardens Commission, organized in part by Experimental Farm Network
Patti Miller - Grow with the Flow, LLC
01:36:01
Nykisha - Thank you for highlighting what organizations led by women look like. Beautiful!
Sojourn
01:36:17
is it possible to share the chat for those who aren’t able to stay the whole time?
noelle warford
01:36:34
yes! the chat will be in the recording as well
shannon
01:36:39
i can't seem to save the chat on my zoom, can someone who is able to save share with everyone?
Patty Neiner & Lyn Garling
01:36:47
We developed a protocol for vendors at markets that we can share,
Karen.Mort
01:36:56
set priorities
Dori Cross (she/her/hers)
01:36:59
Yes we are recording the chat! Will share out.
Jenna
01:37:02
@patty please!
Sojourn
01:37:11
awesome, Thank you all for this vital information and collaboration!
shannon
01:37:49
i think there's a way to save the chat separately to be able to scroll through for those with the zoom app
Coordinator Pavetsfarm
01:37:57
Fantastic info. Can't wait to share.
ajulier
01:39:41
Thank you Nykisha
AMARVIN
01:40:26
Nykisha, thank you for usable input,
noelle warford
01:40:58
Youth hang-outs
Jessica Lang
01:41:13
organizational redundancy is so important not only in times of crisis, but also for when things get back to "normal"
ashley seiler grounded
01:41:16
Thank you so much for noticing my comments. I basically work through these types of gardens.
MoselleSingh
01:41:16
There are a number of farmers I’ve spoken with doing live streams on Instagram for workshops
noelle warford
01:41:22
starting with IG and then upgrading them to zoom!
noelle warford
01:41:29
it's a developmental process
MoselleSingh
01:41:30
i.e. edible wild plant ID via instagram live
noelle warford
01:42:17
the importance of creating safe spaces for youth right
noelle warford
01:42:18
now
ashley seiler grounded
01:42:51
we ar easing such apps as BeeSmart, iNaturalist, iMapInvasives
ashley seiler grounded
01:44:20
I appreciate this so much
Mary
01:45:31
Thanks to panel members! Stay healthy all!
ajulier
01:45:41
Thank you everyone.
Clare Hinrichs
01:45:41
A sort of contemporary 'victory garden' revival -- currently named the 'Cooperative Gardens Commission'. Thought some on these lists would be interested.See the link to sign a form/get involved.http://coopgardens.com
noelle warford
01:46:03
1. Identify a facilitator2. Brief Intros3. What Needs to you see surfacing in your communities4. What solutions / offerings do you see emerging5. Possibilities for collaborations
ashley seiler grounded
01:46:03
I have to head t another webinar, I’m so grateful for you help.
Rachel Tayse she/hers
01:58:21
Resource shared:Gardening and cooking lessons for low-income families https://www.local-matters.org/covid19
Kathy
01:58:42
Ack, @Jessica Lang, please feel free to connect with me via email Kathy.engle-dulac@icrweb.org
Kathy
01:58:51
Jenna, same to you!!
Jessica Lang
01:58:57
@Kathy, will do
Karlin Lamberto
01:59:03
@lauren it's karlin@pittsburghfoodpolicy.org
maggierobertson
01:59:23
One of our group asked about learning how to get online ordering going, especially in North Carolina.
MoselleSingh
02:00:05
site.localline.ca is what they had success with in MN
Jenna
02:00:13
@kathy @Jessica jenna@thecooperageproject.orgbest to you both!
Patty Neiner & Lyn Garling
02:00:14
our sessin focused on making local collabortions w. county commissioners, tourism,health networks to talk about food security and how to work together
Patti Miller - Grow with the Flow, LLC
02:00:22
This was wonderful!!! Thank you ladies!
Nicole Sugerman
02:00:26
@maggie I know RAFI is running webinars for NC growers re: online organizing
Clare Hinrichs
02:00:40
Thank you so much for a fabulous session!
maggierobertson
02:00:43
RAFI is great - thanks!
katecruz
02:00:55
you are all wonderful! Thank you for this and all your work <3
MoselleSingh
02:00:59
I really hope everyone can join the Facebook Groups so we can continue this conversation and keep collaborating
Nicole Sugerman
02:00:59
oh sorry, meant ordering
Rachel Tayse she/hers
02:01:20
From grounding in the beginning to passion throughout, I'm really grateful for this webinar today. Excellent facilitation. Thank you.
Lauren Dellolio
02:01:22
So great! Very accessible content!
Jenna
02:01:29
Great work, ladies! Best webinar I've attended! Engaging and focused.
MoselleSingh
02:01:34
Thank you!1
miskelll
02:01:35
Yes, thank you to everyone, especially our panelists.
Kathy
02:01:36
A fantastic session. Thank you so much!
Karlin Lamberto
02:01:37
thank you sll@
Karlin Lamberto
02:01:42
all :)
AMARVIN
02:01:45
Thank you
Sabine
02:01:49
Thank You 🌱
MoselleSingh
02:02:08
Thank you!!! moselle@wfan — email me for any questions about the WFAN meeting tonight
adrienne nelson
02:02:10
Thank you for organizing all of us PA WAgN - I’m always amazed by this group :)
MoselleSingh
02:02:13
moselle@wfan.org
shannon
02:02:20
Thank you everyone!
maggierobertson
02:02:25
Thank you!