Featured Speaker Series

In August of 2020, SOFSA launched a quarterly Featured Speaker Series which provides the opportunity for the network of partners to learn from one another as well as from food system innovators outside of Onondaga County. Check out our archive of past featured speakers below and reach out to if you’d like to share your work at an upcoming gathering!

January 2023 Featured Speaker

Rhonda Vesey
Food Access Healthy Neighborhoods Now! (FAHNN!)

October 2022 Featured Speaker

Ethan Tyo
AlterNative Project

June 2022 Featured Speaker

Amanda Vitale (CNY Regional Market Authority) & Toni Emmi (Emmi Farms)

April 2022 Featured Speaker

Rapid Strategic Design Process led by Maura Ackerman (SOFSA) & Scott Emery (M.S. Hall & Associates)

January 2022 Featured Speaker

Gabrielle DiDomenico (Seven Valleys Health Coalition) & Jesse Kerns (SU Center for Sustainable Community Solutions)

October 2021 Featured Speaker

Johan Matthews
Cooperative Fund of New England

June 2021 Featured Speaker

Brandy Colebrook
Refugee & Immigrant Self-Empowerment

April 2021 Featured Speaker

Andrew Radin
Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency

January 2021 Featured Speaker

Larkin Podsiedlik & Jessi Lyons
Brady Market
October 2020 Featured Speaker

Angela Ferguson
Onondaga Nation Farm