11-09-18 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! Elections.Articles below. Here's a cool thing: Denver approved a tax initiative to generate up to $100 million for healthy food programs! Congrats to Healthy Food for Denver Kids! Farm Bill will be considered in Lame Duck session. Will it pass???. Here's the list of conferees in case you want to be in touch about key parts, such as the Tiny But Mighty Farm Bill programs in the Senate version. Cheers! 

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Farm Bill / Congress / Election

Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

Funding Opportunities


  • 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 the 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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