07-05-19 Healthy Food System Weekly Update

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Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a nice 4th. Found a new source: Healthy Places By Design blog, including this an interview with Duke's World Food Policy Inst.'s Jen Zuckerman on Racial Equity and Food. On to the weekend!

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Legislation, etc.

Relevant Food & Sustainable Ag News

Funding Opportunities


  • HEAL Food Alliance and the Organization for Competitive Markets are working together to #BreakUpBigAg. Learn more about the Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act and how you can join the work here.
  • Union of Concerned Scientists developed a public comment guide to help public health professionals provide input during the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines comment period.
Event highlight Events Find more events on our national events calendar. If you have events you'd like added, please email Hannah.quigley@self-help.org


Job Opportunities Research & Resources Development Opportunities
  • The Wallace Center has announced a new initiative - Gamechangers Laboratory. In this pilot year, three selected teams will be guided and supported in design, development and testing of a new strategy to tackle food insecurity in their community.
  • NC Farm to School Coalition is accepting applications for the Farm to School of NC Awards to recognize the awesome work of local education agencies! Applications due July 31.
That's All Folks!
David Beck, Policy & Media Director
Self-Help Credit Union & affiliates
301 W Main St Durham NC 27701
david.beck@self-help.org, 919-956-4495
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