11-16-18 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! Farm Bill Lame Duck seems a bit more likely but who knows. Also, Reinvestment Fund, with USDA support, today announced availability of $1.8 million in fresh food retail support in underserved areas. App deadline is 2.14.19. Find more details here and register for webinars on 12.13.18 and 1.8.19 here. No email next week b/c Thanksgiving. Gobble, Gobble, Hey!

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  • The NC Alliance for Health is collecting information to shape policy development that will increase access to healthy foods across the state. Provide input by completing this brief survey!
  • The Food Research and Action Center and the Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign are submitting comments about how the Department of Homeland Security's proposed "public charge" rule would increase rates of hunger and food insecurity among immigrant families. Read how to get involved here

Event Highlight Additional Events Find more events on our national events calendar. If you have events you'd like added, please email Hannah.quigley@self-help.org


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