Advancing Equity through Food Policy: A Case Study of Prince George’s County, Maryland
Join the first webinar in a series to learn how Prince George’s County, MD is advancing equity through food policy.
The Healthy Food Policy Project (HFPP) identifies and elevates local laws that seek to promote access to healthy food, and also contribute to strong local economies, an improved environment, and health equity, with a focus on socially disadvantaged and marginalized groups.
HFPP’s new, online resource (www.healthyfoodpolicyproject.org) includes a curated, searchable database of local laws that promote access to healthy food, in-depth case studies that showcase healthy food policy initiatives around the country, and a crosswalk of local laws and policies organized by food system category.
Director of Advocacy Resources
UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity
Sydney Daigle, Program Manager, Institute for Public Health Innovation; Director of Prince George's County Food Equity Council and Campaign Manager for the HEAL Cities and Towns Campaign of the Mid-Atlantic
Kim Rush Lynn, Agriculture Marketing Specialist, University of MD Extension in Prince George’s County
Co-chair, Prince George’s County Food Equity Council