ACTION-LEARNING FOR ADULTS
D. Hillman Strategies: Food Policy for Voters supports U.S. adults who want to claim their adult joy and effectiveness as caretakers, providers, and community members.
We facilitate individual learning through group action around a daily need — food.
Learning about Complete Food and Farm Systems
Working together to become effective Food Citizens
FOOD VOTE 2013: Evanston Eats — Food Citizenship in Action
Evanston Eats: Food Vote 2013 is a fast-paced project combining
- crowdfunding to create a Food Citizenship Fund ($20,000 minimum)
- crowdfunding for planning expenses ($16,000 minimum)
- formalizing the Evanston Food Council
- a variety of informational and educational meetings on food citizenship
- food system assessment (soliciting food project proposals)
- public presentation and public vote on all proposals (participatory budgeting)
- disseminating $$ to the winners (within the limits of the Food Citizenship Fund)
……. all in the space of 11 months.
FOOD VOTE 2012
Food Vote 2012 was an election season exploration of “food” as a campaign issue.