Sandbox Webinars




Teaching Sustainable Food Systems in Our Times

Teaching Food Systems: Community of Practice 


This sandbox webinar series for all Sustainable Food Systems educators provides professional development opportunities to gain, enhance, and share knowledge and skills regarding two pedagogical issues of this time:

(1) Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) and,

(2) Online teaching

Field experts will lead each webinar with the sharing of equity-minded pedagogical innovations. Sandbox sessions will facilitate space for reflection, brainstorming, ideation, and sharing of practices.

Archived Webinars: (posted under ‘Education Resources’ tab)

Check out past webinars

The Sharing of Indigenous Knowledge Through Academic Means by Implementing Self-Reflection and Story

Sweeney Windchief, Montana State University September 17, 2020

Developing an Equity Competency in Sustainable Food Systems Education

Will Valley (University of British Columbia), Sharon Akabas (Columbia University), Pamella Koch (Columbia University), Joanne Burke (University of New Hampshire), Nicole Tichenor Blackstone (Tufts University) October 9th, 2020

Critical Food Literacy Through Multicultural Texts

Dr. Lina Yamashita, Program Director, VIA November 5th, 2020

Diversiform Storytelling: An Indigenous Pedagogical Model That Invites Diverse Voices Into Learning

Dr. Wren Walker Robbins, Salish Kootenai College October 22nd, 2020

How the Contemplative Technopedagogy Framework Can Enrich Teaching and Learning During Covid-19

Dr. Justin Shanks, Montana State University, November 19th, 2020

Mobilizing Critical Food Systems Education for Food Sovereignty

David Meek, University of Oregon December 1st, 2020

Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning, and Practice

Julian Agyeman, Ph.D., FRSA, FRGS, Tufts University January 27th, 2021

21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

Karen Spiller, University of New Hampshire February 25, 2021