Local Food Leadership

Local food leaders are the foundation for a resilient community food system. Fresh Central’s Local Food Leadership programs engage community citizens around local food, and challenge leaders to consider innovative ways to build vibrant community-based food systems. Fresh Central’s Local Food Leadership programs include:


Louisiana Food Fellows 

Are you looking to be a change agent in Louisiana's local food system? The Louisiana Food Fellows program will give you the resources, skills, and inspiration you need to be the next leader in your community's local food movement. National experts from across the country lead workshops on a variety of topics, including an overview of the food system, grassroots organizing, food policy, and determining what your role is in reshaping your community’s food system.



Louisiana's premiere event for engaging conversations about the importance of fresh, healthy, local food and how our health, our economy, and our policies can be advanced through the food system.