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UGA VISTA Network: Food Shed UGA 2019
Foodshed UGA is a project of the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative, Office of Service-Learning, and the Office of Sustainability in collaboration with valued campus and community partners. Foodsheds are geographic areas that feed population centers. What we eat and how we eat have major implications for our future sustainability and health. Foodshed UGA is a food solutions initiative to engage the campus and community in sustainability and innovation through the food we grow, eat and waste. This interdisciplinary effort will enhance the social infrastructure at UGA, engage the campus as a living laboratory, and support experiential learning, research, and public service and outreach to promote food security and sustainable food systems at UGA and in the communities we serve.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : The VISTA will work within the Office of Sustainability at UGA to develop and maintain a coordinated network of sustainable food system initiatives and organizations at UGA and in Athens-Clarke County. They will coordinate with the UGA Office of Sustainability, Office of Service Learning, and Sustainable Food Systems Initiative to identify and engage key partners working to increase sustainability in the local food system and decrease food insecurity and food waste in Athens-Clarke County. They will work to raise awareness about food systems, leverage resources, develop, support, and facilitate programming to raise awareness, support academic, experiential, and service learning opportunities. Work to enhance the health and nutrition of the community by promoting sustainable food production and increased access to wholesome foods.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* . 
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Terms :
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Hunger ,  Health ,  Environment ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Environment ,  Food Issues ,  General Skills ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Leadership ,  Writing/Editing . 
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UGA VISTA Network: Food Shed UGA 2019

Program Start/End Date
07/22/2019  -   07/23/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations GEORGIA  

Accepting Applications
From  05/07/2019  To  06/17/2019 

Contact Kevin Kirsche
1180 E Broad Street
Athens   GA   30602
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 89083