8. July 2020 Update

Community Call: 3pm ET, Wednesday, July 01, 2020.

Next Call: 3pm ET, Wednesday, August 05, 2020.

The eighth community call reviewed the progress of the project over the last month. The update presentation was recorded while the open discussion was not. The agenda and notes are available below.

Agenda:

  • Project Refresh
  • Status Update
    • Qualitative Research
    • Software for Local Food Systems
    • Mapping Community Food Pathways
  • Opportunities for Design: Call to Action
  • Next Community Call: First Wednesday of the Month: August 5 @ 3pm ET.
  • Open time for community discussion

7. Mini Project Update

Community Call: 3pm, Wednesday, June 03, 2020.

Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, July 01, 2020.

The seventh community call was an unrecorded working session to provide quick updates on all groups. The agenda and notes are available below.

Agenda:

  • Updates for all three working groups:
    • Qualitative Research Group
    • Software for Local Foods Group
    • Community Mapping Group
  • Next steps
    • Community Calls are now monthly: First Wednesday of each Month @ 3pm.

6. Exploring Community Food Pathways

Community Call: 3pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, June 03, 2020.

The sixth community call was an unrecorded working session to explore what it means to map community food pathways. The agenda and notes are available below.

Agenda:

  • Which communities can we explore mapping with?
  • Framing what communities look like: food sheds, information ecologies
  • Listing components of a participating community
  • Next steps
    • Community Calls are now monthly: First Wednesday of each Month @ 3pm.

5. Technology Review and Community Food Pathways

Community Call 3:00 pm ET, May 13, 2020

Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

The fifth community call reviewed progress of the tech review and introduced the community food pathways team. The agenda, slides and notes are available below.

Agenda:

  • Status Update
  • Software Team: Evaluating software for local foods
  • Consumer Team: Conceptualizing Consumer Coordination¬†
  • Next steps
    • Weekly Community Call: Wednesdays @ 3pm.
  • Open time for community discussion

4. Qualitative Study Kick-Off

Community Call 3:00 pm ET, May 06, 2020

Next Call Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

The fourth community call kicked off the qualitative study. The agenda, slides and notes are available below.

Agenda:

  • Status Update (via website)
  • Participating in the Qualitative Research Study
    • Refresh, logistics, getting the word out, who should we talk to?
  • Next steps
    • Weekly Community Call: Wednesdays, 3pm.
  • Open time for community discussion
  • Feedback form

3. Intro to Resilient Food & Tech Library

Community Call 3: 3pm ET, April 29, 2020

Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, May 06, 2020.

The third community call was attended by farmers, researchers, developers, community organizers, extension specialists, and others engaged in a range of local food work. Agenda and meeting notes available below.

Agenda:

  • Introduction of new website
  • How to contribute to the Resilient Food & Tech Library
  • Open time for community discussion

2. Farmer & Farm-Supporter Study

Community Call 2: 11am ET, April 22, 2020

Next Call: 3pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2020.

This community call was attended by farmers, researchers, developers, community organizers, extension specialists, and others engaged in a range of local food work. Slides and meeting notes available below.

Agenda:

  • Background on Agricultural Informatics
  • Qualitative Research Study
    • Introduction to current team
    • Discussion of study design & interview questions
    • Ways to contribute
  • Call for leadership + sneak peek 
    • Technology landscape evaluation
  • Next steps
  • Open time for community discussion

1. Project Overview

Community Call 1: 3pm ET, April 15, 2020

Next Call: 11am, Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

This initial community call was attended by a farmers, researchers, developers, community organizers, extension specialists, and others engaged in a range of local food work.

Agenda:

  • Introductions
  • Overview of the project via Concept Paper
    • Objectives
    • Current state of the project
    • Ways to engage
    • Project feasibility & interest
  • Next steps