The Community Food Systems Certification is a process-based certification that increasescapacity for food systems practitioners to work within community and developfood systems. The virtual workshops are centered around activities andnetworking with colleagues to learn a new framework for community food systemsdevelopment and focus on building new skills for facilitation and developingvision, mission and core values, tools for conducting community food systemsassessments, prioritization methods, evaluation techniques and projectmanagement and development. Participants who complete the course will receive acertificate of completion in Community Food Systems.
This is an 8-month course with approximately 14 workshop hours.
The Local Food Leader Certification teaches foundational competencies critical for successful food systems development, including equity in food systems, working in food systems, facilitation and coordination, evaluation and professional development. Participants who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion in Local Food Leader.
This is a 4 month course with approximately 12 hours of workshop delivery.