03-29-19 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! News below and here's a great 3.25.19 Daily Yonder piece on rural/regional econ development by Rural LISC's Suzanne Anarde and the Center on Rural Innovation's Matt Dunne in response to Paul Krugman's 3.18.19 NYT Column: Getting Real About Rural America. Lots of food for thought.  Enjoy! 

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NEWS

Legislation, etc.

Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

Funding Opportunities

EVENTS & ACTIONS

Action! 
  • The Food Research and Action Center is collecting public comments for the federal register on the USDA proposed rule that would enforce stricter work requirements for SNAP beneficiaries. Find out more and contribute by April 2nd.
  • The Real Meals Campaign seeks to shift the procurement practices of Sodexo, Compass Group and Aramark so that they have a greater focus on producers, communities, consumers and the planet. Find out more and sign their petition 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

OF INTEREST

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