Project ID

M2011-08

Abstract

The project focused on building awareness of the social and cultural aspects of food and its origins among an audience of high school age immigrant youth. Latino students from three Iowa communities were involved in photography project experiences.

Key Question

What is the social meaning of food in the lives of Latino youth?

Findings

The project helped these Latino youth understand more fully the social role of the food value chain in their lives by using the PhotoVoice program. It also was meant to assist in the integration of Latinos in local/regional food groups in Iowa.

Principal Investigator(s)

Jan Flora

Year of Grant Completion

2013

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