A year ago today, our city lost an incredible food justice advocate. Evan Weissman was an innovator, an agitator, a visionary, and an unstoppable force, whose passion touched our community in so many ways.
In the news: “Graduate Student Works With Food Policy Council to Combat Rising Food Scarcity Due to COVID”
A recent interview with Nel Gaudé on their work with SOFSA by Brandon Dyer in the Syracuse University News.
On February 11th, SOFSA hosted its first Food Policy Coffee Hour with elected representatives, bringing folks from local and state government together with others across our food system for informal conversations on regional food policy, and how to improve it. We were...
Article by Matt Michael, published February 9, 2021 in the Syracuse University News on Lender Fellowship to support SOFSA in advancing food justice in Syracuse and Beyond.
At SOFSA's first General Meeting of the New Year, we had the opportunity to hear from Jessi Lyons (Farm Coordinator at Brady Farm and SOFSA Advisory Board Member) and Larkin Podsiedlik (MS, MPH) about the Brady Market, a new initiative at the Brady Faith Center set to...
In exciting news to round out an eventful year, we are pleased to share the that Steve Ali has joined the SOFSA staff as the Project Coordinator for our Regional Food Systems Partnerships grant.
As part of SOFSA's Featured Speaker Series, Angie Ferguson spoke to the membership at our October 2020 General Meeting. In her talk, she discussed the work that Onondaga Nation is doing to preserve and enhance food sovereignty. Angie is a leader in the Onondaga Nation...
A recent article by Morgaine McIlhargey in The News House highlighted the ways in which local organizations including the Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance have been grappling with food insecurity exacerbated by the pandemic.
Syracuse-Onondaga Food Systems Alliance awarded $170k
in inaugural round of USDA Regional Food Systems Partnerships grants