18 May 2023

“Food Town” Workshop

On May 17th, the City of Laredo, the Laredo Center for Urban Agriculture and Sustainability, and the Laredo Food Policy Council hosted the “Food Town” Workshop where community stakeholders discussed efforts by the public and private sectors to reach a healthy food system in our community.  

During the two-day event, experts from various backgrounds spoke to the attendees followed by participant engagement designed to inspire thought and identify potential actions to improve our food system in Laredo.  

The Keynote speaker was Mark Winne, author of Food Town, USA-Seven Unlikely Cities that are Changing the Way We Eat who presented “How food brings towns back to Life”

Representing the Laredo EDC were Gene Lindgren, Joseph Mendiola, and Zaira Lopez.