May 21, 2014 [View the story "Day Two Recap: 2014 Food & Community Gathering" on Storify]Day Two Recap: 2014 Food & Community Gathering#HarvestChange May 21, 2014Storified by WKKF· Thu, May 22 2014 10:31:13 Jamii Tata of Keep Growing Detroit and Tes Thraves of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems started the day by leading the group in a "Harvest! Change!" chant.Next "The Good Food Movement as Social Change" panelists encouraged participants to think about their personal narratives, as well as what's needed to strengthen and propel the movement.The Good Food Movement as Social Change (2014 Food & Community Gathering)kelloggfoundationShorlette Ammons of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical University said her work now is raising up people's stories. "We have to put our guts on the line and call out the structures that impede, especially for vulnerable children." Mike Hamm of the Center for Regional Food Systems at Michigan State University talked about the need to build economic viability. "The movement has put in place the tools and systems that help people beat the odds, and the land grant universities have a huge role to play in that." Both Anim Steel of the Real Food Challenge and Janie Simms Hipp, a member of the Chickasaw Nation and of the Indigenous Food and Agricultural Initiative at University of Arkansas School of Law, talked about the importance of engaging young people in the movement, as well as addressing the economics. Simms Hipp said, "If food producers can't live lives with dignity, what are we doing?"#harvestchange Talking about our personal stories and why we're for #foodjustice and #foodforall no matter your age, race, or incomeMichael J. Wilson#harvestchange Shorlette : small town rural folks can be agents of their own changejdfriesner“We need to have our ‘I have a dream moment.’” – Anim Steel #harvestchangeMud Baron“Today we lack the infrastructure people need to be successful. Need to unleash collective knowledge” Mike Hamm of MSU #harvestchangeFair Food NetworkIn the morning and afternoon, attendees participated in knowledge-sharing workshops, including six off-site workshops to see the vibrant food programs and projects throughout Detroit. Leaders from the field covered a range of topics from addressing racial equity and dismantling racism to funding food systems reform to rewriting the narrative. Workshops also addressed food and agricultural policy, place-based efforts and school food transformation.2014 Food & CommunityW.K. Kellogg Foundation2014 Food & Community GatheringW.K. Kellogg Foundation2014 Food & Community GatheringW.K. Kellogg Foundation@realfoodnow yes real action focused on returning ownership+control of food system to rural-urban communities #harvestchange @main_streetReginaldo Haslett-MKey to food equity is "making the consumer the co-producer" thk u Alejandro Tecum @AdelanteMujeres #harvestchangeRosaRamirezRichterIn the late afternoon, participants self-organized and/or took part in active living outings to see Detroit's major landmarks, community gardens, farms and food culture. #harvestchange Greenhouses in urban community gardens, director downtown Detroit. @WK_Kellogg_Fdn http://t.co/LGcFayJvgrKathy Ko ChinDetroit urban ag tour . Thanks Detroit Bikes for the bikes! #harvestchange http://t.co/CI0W4i24OWAging King CountyThe evening concluded with dinner and music from the Motor City Collective.