Champions of Change presentation at the White House. He recognized them for the student-run emergency food assistance program, the Full Circle Campus Food Pantry. Their efforts were also featured in the onlline USA Today.
And, our UA Honors College students have led a campus-wide effort to plant a community garden that will provide fresh produce and flowers to the Full Circle Campus Food Pantry.
Two years of research and planning, along with countless hours of hands-on work with soil, compost and seedlings will culminate in the dedication of the new campus community garden at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2.Feed Fayetteville on the food security issue in Northwest Arkansas. There is a grant-funded project to develop a model farm-to-school program and an initiative to coordinate and increase regional food rescue.
This week, two of our LL.M. candidates, Alli Condra and Martha Dragich and I attended a planning meeting specifically on food rescue issues. We hope to involve next year's LL.M. candidates with these and other positive community efforts involving food and agriculture in Northwest Arkansas.