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Food Insecurity: Fair Food Network: Hungry People, Local Farmers and Vulnerable Communities -- 6/17/21 Daypass
#2: Thursday, June 17, 10:00 - 11:30 AM Fair Food Network: Hungry People, Local Farmers, and Vulnerable Communities Kate Kraussbecame Fair Food Network’s (FFN) Executive Director in 2019 after four years as the organization’s COO. Before joining FFN, Kate was Managing Director of Slow Food USA. She recently re-joined Slow Food as a member of its national board of directors. Kate, who has over twenty years of non-profit experience, began her career in television journalism. She is a graduate of Columbia University. Ms. Krauss will provide an overview of FFN’s work toward greater equity in our food economy, increased access to healthy food for everyone, and a more sustainable ecological future. She will describe its Double Up Food Bucks program that matches locally grown fruit and vegetable purchases up to $20 a day for individuals eligible for SNAP funds (formerly “food stamps”). The FFN, started in southeastern Michigan in 2009, works with community partners in almost every county in Michigan and has expanded its programs across the U.S. For more information and supplemental resources about Food Insecurity visit: https://mcusercontent.com/5101fdfef4d8f10bb23df2c8f/files/c9ac03d6-20a9-76cd-84e8-c6014db6d0ee/SLS_2021_Resources_0.pdf
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Summer Lecture Series
Date(s) : 06/17/2021
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $5.00
Event Status : COMPLETED