We have four follow-ups from our food council meeting today:
1. Maryland Food System Resiliency Council Lunch & Learn:
October’s Lunch and Learn will be held on October 19th at noon and will feature FSRC member, Meg Kimmel, Executive Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer of the Maryland Food Bank (Member of the FSRC and Co-Chair of the Food Access and Distribution Subcommittee), and Carmen Del Guercio who is the Maryland Food Bank President and CEO. More info in the flyer here.
2. White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was held on September 28th.
The Executive Summary is here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/09/27/executive-summary-biden-harris-administration-national-strategy-on-hunger-nutrition-and-health/
3. In preparation for the upcoming legislative session, the Maryland Hunger Solutions Annual Legislative Brainstorming Session will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20 from 1-3:30 pm. The discussion will be held virtually with breakout sessions covering SNAP and Child Nutrition Programs. MD Hunger Solution’s Director, Michael J. Wilson, is a member of the FSRC. The link to register is here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZItduytrTwsHdULXO5SNttPOeIpeChzit4F
4. Save the Date!
The next (annual) Western Maryland Food Council meeting will be held February 9, 2023 (2nd Thursday) at 4:00 pm. It will be held in person with a zoom option.