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Food Literacy for All:“Freedom, Food & Fat: Reclaiming our bodies and our world from oppressive weight hierarchies, as part of anti-racism, environmental justice, and more…”

Marilyn Wann and Chef Fresh
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
6:30-8:00 PM
Talk Description: Marilyn Wann invites people to notice anti-fat beliefs and weight hierarchy and then imagine divesting from those oppressive systems. What if thinner ≠ better? What if weight ≠ health? What if people of all sizes could feel at home in our bodies and fully welcome in society?

Food Literacy for All History: Launched in 2017, Food Literacy for All is a community-academic partnership course based at the University of Michigan. Structured as an evening lecture series, Food Literacy for All features different guest speakers each week to address challenges and opportunities of diverse food systems.

The course is free and open to the public. The 2022 course is virtual on Tuesday evenings at 6:30pm EST.

Food Literacy 2022 Registration:
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: agriculture, art, campus farm, Detroit, Discussion, environmental justice, Food, Food Literacy For All, Sustainability
Source: Happening @ Michigan from UM Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, Residential College, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, CEW+, Department of American Culture, School for Environment and Sustainability, Department of Anthropology, IHPI