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70 Food Pantries To Host Virtual Food Security Summit

Nov. 6, 2020

The Northwest Food Coalition (NFC), an alliance of more 70 food pantries, meal sites and baby pantries throughout northern lower Michigan will host a Food Security Summit - a free, six-part virtual information and engagement series over the course of four months. Each session will address a different component of food security, including:

Who in Our Community is Facing Food Insecurity?, December 8, 2020 
What are the Sources of Food Assistance?, January 12, 2021 
How do we Make Decisions to Address Community and Individual needs?, January 26, 2021 
How do People in Need get Access to Healthy Food?, February 9, 2021 
What Values Drive our Solutions?, February 23, 2021 
What’s Next? Chartering a Path Forward for Food Security for Our Community, March 9, 2021 

The Food Security Summit is being presented by the Northwest Food Coalition in collaboration with Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan, Michigan State University Extension, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities and with financial support from Rotary Charities of Traverse City. The Northwest Food Coalition’s mission is to empower member food programs by coordinating and creating resources to achieve regional food security.

Anyone may register for this free event and learn more here

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