Application deadline September 16th!

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What does the Castanea Fellowship have to offer leaders and the food system space? A fellowship that is rooted in liberatory leadership and power & movement building. A diverse cohort of visionary changemakers in the food system. An experience grounded …

Welcome Our 2022 Cohort Selection Committee!

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We’re honored to have such a dynamic community dedicated to helping us select the next cohort of fellows. Coming from diverse fields and different parts of the country, we’re lucky to have such an inspiring group of leaders working alongside …

Castanea Application Webinar Next Week

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What can you expect from the Castanea Fellowship experience? Place-based immersions to stretch your imagination and an opportunity to build solidarity and power with folks on the ground doing amazing food sovereignty work. Cohorts 1 and 2 spent time with …

August 25: Cohort 3 Informational Webinar

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August 25 WebinarWant to know more about Castanea Fellowship? Register for our webinar! Join Castanea staff and past fellows on August 25th at 10-11:30 pst as we give an overview of the program, the application process, and fellows’ experiences in …

Applications open for Castanea Cohort 3!

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click here to ApplyI had a realization of feeling moved and inspired and joyful in the fellowship. It’s something that can follow us throughout our lives, and if anything, feels even more poignant now than before, as it’s easier to …

Mahfam Malek Named Program Director

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We’re proud to announce that after an extensive search, we have found our Program Director, Mahfam Malek! Mahfam (they/them) has held various roles in justice movements over the years, including facilitator, somatic coach, non-profit staff of many stripes, social justice-oriented …