Food Literacy For All course will bring national leaders to Michigan for lecture series

Dara Cooper, co-director of the National Black Food and Justice Alliance. - PHOTO COURTESY OF FOOD LITERACY FOR ALL
Originally published: 
January, 2019

A free lecture course featuring notable food leaders seeks to bring knowledge to improve and build a more equitable, fair, and ecologically sustainable food system in Michigan. 

The University Of Michigan's Food Literacy For All course is designed to get students discussing and addressing the "diverse challenges and opportunities of both domestic and global food systems." It's co-hosted by Lilly Fink Shapiro of the U-M Sustainable Food Systems Initiative; U-M professor Lesli Hoey, and Jerry Hebron, director of Detroit's North End neighborhood's Oakland Avenue Urban Farm.