The Food Systems Leadership Network (FSLN) is a national learning community that connects leaders, strengthens individual and collective leadership capacity, and fosters collaboration.
The goal of the network is to accelerate the realization of a just, equitable, and sustainable food system that generates good food, health, and opportunity for all. The FSLN cultivates relationships among food systems leaders and provides a platform for sharing knowledge, building collective power and purpose, and acting collaboratively to transform the food system.
Explore the FSLN site to learn more about the network, professional development opportunities and resources offered, and how you can join. Visit the FSLN here.
The Regenerative Ag Idea Network (REGAIN) is a national network intended to support the efforts of regenerative agriculture educators, advocates, and leaders in the Upper Midwest and beyond.
REGAIN provides a critical forum for individuals and organizations working in regenerative agriculture to learn and collaborate. REGAIN seeks to connect, inform, and empower educators, advocates, and leading practitioners working to advance regenerative agriculture.
The FSLN hosts topical Communities of Practice (CoPs) to connect individuals and facilitate knowledge exchange. The FSLN- hosted CoPs are open to anyone interested in the topic. To join, visit the site here.
The Food Safety and Quality CoP is a space for practitioners that are helping farm and food businesses access scale-appropriate food safety trainings, technical assistance, and audit services.
The Value Chain Coordination CoP is a place for those doing the work of value chain coordination to build relationships, share ideas, and work through challenges.
The Network Stewards CoP is a space for people managing food systems networks, councils, and similar entities to troubleshoot challenges and brainstorm strategies for sustaining impactful networks.
The Farm to Food Assistance CoP is a space for those providing healthy, affordable meals to underserved communities while compensating farmers fairly to come together, share learnings, and access technical assistance.
The Food Hub CoP is an online listserv where practitioners learn from each other to build their capacity to support food hubs. Join here.