Planting Seeds of Food Sovereignty Through Gardening | Elise Dudley | TEDxFurmanU

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Elise Dudley is a Sustainability Major from with a focus on food justice issues. During her time at Furman, she has worked, lived, and volunteered on numerous farms, devoted time to projects addressing poverty and food insecurity, and completed coursework in Denmark on sustainable food production and consumption. Elise currently is a fellow for the Rachel Carson Council and is completing her undergraduate thesis and research on leveraging backyard gardening as a path towards more resilient foodscapes. Elise’s talk describes a clear vision for the future, where home gardening and local food production can help the planet, people, and reignite our connection to food. Elise Dudley is a Senior Sustainability Major from Charlotte, NC with a focus on food justice issues. During her time at Furman, she has worked, lived, and volunteered on numerous farms, devoted time to projects addressing poverty and food insecurity, and completed coursework in Denmark on sustainable food production and consumption. Elise currently is a fellow for the Rachel Carson Council and is completing her undergraduate thesis and research on leveraging backyard gardening as a path towards more resilient foodscapes. Curiosity and critical reflection drive her interests; post-grad she aspires to be involved with work that preserves our collective future and builds a more circular, equitable, and regenerative food system. Her talk will focus on crisis gardening and a vision for the future of local food production. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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