Fairfax Food Council

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Diane Charles
Project Manager

2019 Fairfax Food Equity Summit Resources

The Fairfax Food Council (FFC) and Faith Communities in Action (FCIA) hosted the Fairfax Food Equity Summit on May 22, 2019.  This summit brought community members and organizations together to examine Fairfax County's food system through an equity lens.  This opportunity was one of many that will examine the challenges and factors creating barriers to food access and identify collective solutions that will lead to a more equitable food system. 


Summit Presentations:

Becoming One Fairfax:  Food & Equity - Presentation Slides
Karla Bruce
Chief Equity Office, Fairfax County Government

Only Equitable Systems Can Produce Equitable Outcomes:  A Journey - Presentation Slides
Hanh Le
Executive Director, Weissburg Foundation Equity & Philanthropy

Beyond Charity:  A Profile of Food Sovereignty in Baltimore & Beyond
Rev. Dr. Heber M. Brown, III
Founder, Black Church Food Insecurity Network

Press Coverage:

Channel 16 - 2019 Fairfax Food Equity Summit Examines County Food System

Local DVM - Food Equity Summit Explores Food Access in Fairfax County



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