Food Security Summit 2010

Posted by Trish Riley, November 3, 2010

Date: Wed., Nov. 10, 2010
Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Trinity United Methodist Church
              4000 NW 53rd Ave.
              Gainesville, FL 32653

The Alachua County Food Security Summit will feature an update on the implementation of the 2009 Gainesville-Alachua County Hunger Abatement Plan, a presentation by the Alachua County Healthy Communities Committee and presentation of a recently completed report by Florida Organic Growers entitled Community Vision for Food System Development in Gainesville-Alachua County: A Local Food Action Plan .

Following the presentations there will be a discussion on the creation of a food policy council led by Florida Organic Growers Executive Director Marty Mesh. Julie Paradis, administrator for the USDA Food & Nutrition Service, is the keynote speaker at the Summit’s stakeholders’ luncheon, which will feature food procured from local producers.

 Breakfast and lunch are provided.  There is no cost to attend, but an RSVP would be appreciated.

 For more information and to RSVP, please visit Food Security Summit.

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