Food Dignity

The Following Text via Food Dignity ———————————————————————————— The Food Dignity team is pleased and proud invite you to explore the: new Food Dignity website: www.fooddignity.org Food Dignity special issue (with open/public access) of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development: https://www.foodsystemsjournal.org/index.php/fsj/issue/view/food-dignity-issue From 2011 to 2018, five US community-based food justice organizations collaborated with academic partners on … Continue reading Food Dignity

FOG: Organic Certification Cost Share Applications Due October 31

The Following Text via Florida Organic Growers ———————————————————————————— FOG, in cooperation with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS), is pleased to once again administer the 2017-2018 National Organic Certification Cost Share Program in Florida. The Organic Certification Cost Share Program provides cost share assistance to producers and handlers of agricultural products who are obtaining … Continue reading FOG: Organic Certification Cost Share Applications Due October 31

Florida Food Policy Council Hosts Annual Meeting in Sanford

The Florida Food Policy Council will host its second annual membership meeting at the Sanford Civic Center on Saturday, June 23, from 9am to 4pm. Council members will gather to share ideas in a midterm election year that decides Florida’s next Commissioner of Agriculture. At the annual meeting, members will discuss the upcoming Commissioner of … Continue reading Florida Food Policy Council Hosts Annual Meeting in Sanford

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