THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

Campus Kitchen Presents Robin Emmons

THIS IS A PAST EVENT.

Campus Kitchen Presents Robin Emmons

Campus Kitchen Presents: Robin Emmons founder and executive director of Sow Much Good and 2013 CNN Hero. Her talk will serve as the keynote address to kick-off national Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week 2017 at Wake Forest University. She will discuss her work using food as a vehicle to promote social justice on important issues such as food access in marginalized communities.

 

Robin is an advocate, activist, humanitarian, gardener and now, farmer, who dug up her entire backyard and sowed the seeds for the nonprofit, Sow Much Good in 2008. She dedicated herself to eliminating systemic barriers in the food system that disproportionately affects the working poor and underserved populations.

 

Robin is an alumna of the McColl Center for Visual Art’s Innovation Institute, a William C. Friday Fellow for Human Relations (2011 – 2013 Class) and a graduate of UNC Charlotte with a degree in Political Science. She has been featured in the local and national media for the organization’s work to alleviate nutritional starvation in low-income communities through gardening. Emmons is a native Bostonian and a NC transplant of 20 years who resides in Huntersville, NC with her husband.

Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:30pm

ZSR Library Auditorium

Event Type

Special Events

Departments

Academic Centers / Institutes, Office of Civic & Community Engagement

Target Audience

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Group
Campus Kitchen
Contact name

Brad Shugoll

Contact email

shugolbd@wfu.edu

Contact phone number

336-758-7058

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