FLFPC Welcomes a new Council Administrator – Mary Meade

Mary Meade is a content creator based in Tallahassee, FL, with a degree in International Affairs from Florida State University. As a communications specialist, she loves connecting individuals to ideas and developing community through diversity. She is most passionate about bridging the gaps between social and environmental justice through mission-driven businesses and organizations. Her favorite pastimes … Continue reading FLFPC Welcomes a new Council Administrator – Mary Meade

FLFPC Welcomes New Board Member – Anthony Olivieri

Anthony Olivieri, MURP Founder, FHEED LLC Anthony Olivieri is the founder of FHEED LLC, a food systems planning consultancy based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has a Masters in Urban & Regional Planning from Florida Atlantic University (2011). Passionate about food justice, Anthony specializes in conducting GIS-assisted food system assessments and workshops using diabetes disparities and food environment … Continue reading FLFPC Welcomes New Board Member – Anthony Olivieri

FLFPC Welcomes New Board Member – Laureen Husband

LAUREEN HUSBAND Laureen Husband, E.D., is the Director of Community Planning & Assessment at the Florida Department of Health in Duval County, and provides oversight over coalitions under Healthy Jacksonville within the department. She joined FDOH-Duval in June 2010 to oversee and facilitate local dialogue and engagement around chronic conditions and illnesses such as childhood … Continue reading FLFPC Welcomes New Board Member – Laureen Husband

Oh, SNAP!

SNAP, the acronym for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and historically known as the Food Stamp Program until the 2008 Farm Bill, is one of those government programs that seems endlessly controversial. A couple of common misperceptions: First, many SNAP recipients, usually people of color and non-citizens, are fraudulently buying vodka and cigarettes with tax-funded benefits.  … Continue reading Oh, SNAP!