In this episode of ATTRA's Voices from the Field podcast, NCAT Local Food Systems Specialist Maura Henn speaks with Michal DeChellis of the Alternative Energy Resources Organization (AERO) in Montana. Their conversation focuses on building resilient community food webs and connecting communities to local food solutions. DeChellis is AERO’s program manager for the Montana Food Economy Initiative (MFEI), a project that has been funded through a Western SARE grant.

DeChellis and Henn will delve into the process of conducting Community Food Assessments around Montana and explore the importance of connecting stakeholders when building a food systems coalition to strengthen regional food economies.

Listen to the podcast here