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Sunday, June 24 • 9:30am - 10:45am
A School and a Bus: Sharing Models for Just Recovery and Community Food Economies in Puerto Rico

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The workshop focuses on two models for in Puerto Rico based on food sovereignty, community autonomy, and local economies: A public school that has avoided closure by adapting agroecology as a framework for education and resistance, and Fondo de Resiliencia de Puerto Rico, a 24-month action campaign with the ambitious goal of impacting 200 sustainable food projects. We will discuss how these projects support long-term resiliency through food and education, continue to build healthy local economies and challenge the existing food injustice in Puerto Rico throughout the process.

avatar for Tara Rodríguez Besosa

Tara Rodríguez Besosa

El Departamento de la Comida, El Fondo de Resiliencia de Puerto Rico
Tara Rodríguez Besosa, born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, 34 years of age. Tara is product of a colony that has been extracted, abused and made completely dependent on external resources. They are an architect building a world where agroecological concepts and queer practices are used... Read More →
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Carol Ramos

Graduate Student, Environmental Planning-University of Puerto Rico

Sunday June 24, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am EDT
CEC Classroom 217-218 D