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Rose Hayden-Smith

Strategic Initiative Leader, Sustainable Food Systems

Rose Hayden-Smith develops programs for youth and adult extenders in food systems/agricultural literacy, garden-based learning, and youth and community gardening. She is also a practicing U.S. historian and a nationally recognized expert in the history of youth/school gardening; Victory Gardens; extension education; federal policy relating to agriculture education; and the American homefront in wartime. A Kellogg Food and Society Policy Fellow, Hayden-Smith pursues national advocacy work focusing on encouraging a national effort to promote school, home, and community garden and urban agriculture efforts; and public policy relating to food systems, gardening, education, and urban agriculture.

Related Forums

Forum 3:

Making the 'People's University': Exploring the Civic Mission of Public Land Grant Universities and Cooperative Extension

Rose Hayden-Smith

Held February 22, 2013

Includes video