Ag Literacy Week 2020: Gender, Agriculture, and Food Access


Guest Speakers: Ike Leslie, Postdoctoral Researcher in Food Systems at the University of New Hampshire; Tatiana Abatemarco, Visiting Faculty of Food Studies, Bennington College; Bennington College Students taking course Gender, Subsistence, and Agriculture

Description: In this workshop, students will share the results of an oral history project, interviewing farmers, gardeners, consumers, and advocates who work in a variety of local food access programs. Specifically, the research focuses on the intersections between food access projects and gender identity. The students will share their research results in conversation with local expert, Ike Leslie, who has researched and published on the topic of gender and agriculture. The students' research is part of their work in the class, Gender, Subsistence, and Agriculture at Bennington College.