Wendi Gosliner speaks about advocacy and food policy at the UC Berkeley and Plant Futures ‘Symposium–2022, The Countdown: Exploring the Future of Plant-Centric Food Systems’

Wendi Gosliner, senior researcher and policy advisor at the Nutrition Policy Institute, spoke on a panel on policy and advocacy on January 28 at a virtual symposium hosted by the University of California, Berkeley and Plant Futures. ‘Symposium–2022: The Countdown: Exploring the Future of Plant-Centric Food Systems,' convened attendees for two days to discuss climate, agriculture, nutrition, and planetary health and to hear from leaders in the food system working on creative solutions to challenges in these areas. The Plant Futures initiative launched in 2021 as a multidisciplinary program at UC Berkeley focused on plant-centric food systems and their impacts on human health, animal welfare, and planetary sustainability, with programming expanding to campuses across the globe.

By Danielle L. Lee
Author - Director of Communications & Research Engagement
By Lorrene Ritchie
Editor - Director of the Nutrition Policy Institute and Cooperative Extension Nutrition Specialist