Food Summit, This Saturday, April 21st.


Food Summit, this Saturday, April 21st.

On April 21, the Duval County Food Policy Council, an organization dedicated to improving community health, is hosting the first-ever Duval County Food Summit . Bringing key players within the food system together for the first time in a public conversation, we’ll work together to improve the quality and accessibility of healthy food in our community.
Recognizing that access to fresh and affordable food is a vital component to building a healthy and thriving community; please join in this important conversation. Your participation is the first step in a community-based effort to ensure a quality food system leading to better health for all people throughout Duval County . The program will feature Dr. Oran Hesterman, President of the Fair Food Network, Eric Olsen, VP government relations Feeding America , and our hometown Naval Hospital Director of Public Health Dr. Joseph McQuade, who will guide us in:

– Uncovering the challenges and opportunities to bringing healthy food to all members of our community
– Learning how to advocate for greater access to fresh and healthy food
– Discovering how simple, tasty and affordable eating healthy can be
– Exchanging tips and resources to incorporate healthy food into everyday routine
– Children’s nutrition and “what is eating our children”.
Duval County Food Summit, Saturday, April 21, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Schultz Center . You are welcome to join for a little bit or stay all day. Enter FOOD 2012 in the scholarship field during registration to receive free admission! 6 CEUs are available. Breakfast and lunch will be prepared and provided by American Culinary Federation chefs! For questions about the Summit , please contact Laureen Husband at Laureen_Husband@doh.state.fl.us.
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