JMU Hosts Nationwide Student Food Summit

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February 12, 2019

James Madison University hosted a large student summit over the weekend.  Young people from across the country explored solutions to food insecurity and other global issues related to food.  WMRA’s Bridget Manley visited with some of those students, pondering food issues.. while shoveling a little compost.

The 2019 Emerging Creatives Student Summit brought more than 80 students from 26 research universities across the U.S. to the campus in Harrisonburg this weekend.  Their goal?  Share new ideas on food and the natural world.

The students explored solving big issues such as food insecurity, the impact of food production on the environment, and the relationship between food and place.

Read the full article here.