Action Teams

Action Teams collaborate on initiatives that further the collective goals of the NH Food Alliance, as well as the professional interests of our network partners. Action Teams are always open to new members and ideas! Contact Erin Hale to get involved with an action team.

Have an idea for another action or learning team? Let us know! Contact Us

 

 Climate & Food 

  • Brings together advocates at the intersection of climate resilience, food systems, and emergency planning and policy development
  • Makes connections across organizations, institutions, and initiatives to ensure that food systems are a part of climate-focused activities and climate resilience is part of food system planning, policy, and initiatives
  • Coordinates with regional partners to generate and share information, resources, and tools about how our food system can be resilient in the face of climate change and contribute to mitigation wherever possible

Contact: Jennifer Wilhelm, Research & Network Coordinator, NHFA

  Communications (Education)  

  • Brings together communications professionals in the food system to share resources and coordinate efforts to amplify messaging, outreach, and storytelling in support of our local food system
  • Provides peer-to-peer learning opportunities for food system communications professionals
  • Coordinates NH Eats Local Month and develops year-round NH Eats Local campaigns
  • Promotes shared narrative messaging work by Food Solutions New England

Contact: Colleen Stewart, Communications Coordinator, NHFA

  Land Resources 

Contact: Amanda Littleton, Cheshire County Conservation District

 Market Development 

  • Building a state-wide network for food hubs, including producers, processors, aggregators, and distributors to expand market opportunities for local food producers and improve access to local food across the state

Contact: Jessica Gorhan, MPH, Gorhan Consulting

 Food Access Coalition 

  • Brings together food system and public health professionals to advance and advocate for policies and programs that reduce food insecurity and promote equitable access to healthy and local food in New Hampshire 
  • The Coalition meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 10AM. Anyone is welcome to join us to learn more! 

Contact: Erin Hale, Network & Research Coordinator, NHFA

 Racial Equity in the Food System 

Contact: Jennifer Wilhelm, Research & Network Coordinator, NHFA