Workshop Participants

Community Food Navigator thanks all who shared their perspectives as part of our Community-Led Food System listening sessions, and who continue to steward this work in their communities. The listening sessions brought together more than 50 participants and organizations, including those who agreed to disclose their participation:

  • Camille Kerr – ChiFresh Kitchen, LWCA, Upside Down Consulting
  • Weslynne Ashton – Illinois Institute of Technology, Midwest Consortium For Equity Research and Food Justice
  • Rodger Cooley, Marlie Wilson, Stef Funk – Chicago Food Policy Action Council
  • Bweza Itaagi – Grow Greater Englewood, Urban Stewards Action Network, Sistas in the Village
  • Brad McConnell – Allies for Community Business
  • Janelle St. John – Growing Home
  • Baba Orrin Williams – Center for Urban Transformation
  • Michele Zurakowski – Beyond Hunger
  • Brandon Lov – Urban Growers Collective
  • Robin Cline – NeighborSpace
  • Gabrielle S. Powell
  • Harold Chapman
  • Safia Rashid – Your Bountiful Harvest, Englewood Village Farmers
  • Stephanie Dunn – Star Farm Chicago
  • Stephanie Katsaros – Bright Beat, Chicago Sustainability Task Force, Wasted Food Action Alliance, Illinois Food Scrap Coalition
  • Kenya Vera Sample – DuSable City Ancestral Winery