February 8, 2018
Local experts will discuss the systemic nature of persistent poverty and food insecurity, and will discuss innovations designed to address these root concerns.
Food security allows all people to have access to regular, culturally appropriate food sources to ensure a healthy existence. Increased reliance on national and state food assistance programs reflects rising poverty and food insecurity in our community. Panelists will discuss the systemic nature of persistent poverty and food insecurity, and will discuss innovations designed to address these root concerns. Panelists include: Alyssa Feher, Tapestry of Health Becca Raley ’94 (moderator), Partnership for Better Health Risa Waldoks ’12, The Food Trust Robert Weed ’80, Project Share This event is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Studies, the Center for Sustainability Education, the Food Studies Program, Partnership for Better Health and the Churchill Fund. It is also part of the Clarke Forum’s Leadership in an Age of Uncertainty Series. For more information, visit the website or call 717-245-1875.