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CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series: Financing Food-Centered Redevelopment

During this installment of the CDFA Food Systems Finance Webinar Series, we explored how investing in food-centered redevelopment can restore local food systems infrastructure, catalyze additional neighborhood development, and protect healthy, sustainable communities.

To view the presentation (without audio) click here.

Expert Panelists on this Webinar:

Allison Rowland Moderator
Manager, Research & Technical Assistance
Council of Development Finance Agencies

Jason Chamlee
Vice President of Mixed Use
The Model Group

Joe Hansbauer
President and Chief Executive Officer
Findlay Market

Joe Huber
Cincinnati Development Fund

Erik Pechuekonis
Community Planning and Development Specialist
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Nicole Reitzell
Vice President, Community Engagement
Erie Downtown Development Corporation

Seema Thomas
Deputy Director
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


CDFA Food Systems Finance Resource Center


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