Finding Food in City Government Webinar

Topic: Finding Food in Your City Government

Thursday, June 7 (Noon-1:15 pm EST)


Everyone is talking about food these days! Over the past ten years, staff at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) have witnessed a surge in food-related activities in communities around the country, including the formation of food policy councils, expansion of healthy food purchase incentives, and growth of urban agriculture initiatives. While non-profit and community organizations are driving much of this work, city governments are also playing a leading role in developing and strengthening policy to support food systems.

Tune into this webinar to hear food policy council organizers from Milwaukee and Columbus discuss their accomplishments and relationships with city government. CLF and GovEx staff will also discuss how to use data and tools to understand your jurisdiction’s food system. Join us for this rescheduled conversation on June 7 at noon Eastern time, and start food planning in your city.


Featured Speakers: 


Nya Taryor Jr., Outreach Coordinator for Summerfield United Methodist Church and President of the Milwaukee Food Council


Tim McCollow, HOME GR/OWN Project Manager, Environmental Collaboration Office, City of Milwaukee

Cheryl Graffagnino, Local Food System Strategies Coordinator, Columbus Public Health


Kat Klosek, Center for Government Excellence, Johns Hopkins University


Caitlin Misiaszek, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future


Holly Freishtat, Food Policy Director, Baltimore City


Jalisa Dawkins, Local Food Systems Strategies Manager,Columbus Public Health


Register today! 



Note: The conversation will be recorded and posted to Youtube following the discussion. Even if you are unable to participate in the live event, please register to receive the link to the video.

Raychel Santo if you have any questions



Event Properties

Event Date 6/7/2018 12:00 pm ET
Event End Date 6/7/2018 1:15 pm ET
Individual Price Free
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