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Food is Public Health Oversight Hearing

Hosted by Senator Jo Comerford and organizations listed below.

When: Friday, September 27, 1pm - 4pm
Where: Greenfield Community College, 1 College Drive, Greenfield

What: Join us for an oversight hearing on the impact of food insecurity and inequitable access to nutritious food on public health. Experts on the food system and its impact on public health will discuss how state, federal, and non-profit programs work together to improve the health of the Commonwealth. Topics will include food as medicine, food deserts and healthy food access, the role of agriculture in public health, and school food programming. Hosted by Joint Committee on Public Health Massachusetts Food Systems Caucus, Baystate Health, Cooley Dickinson Health Care, CISA, the Food Bank of Western Mass, Greenfield Community College, Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation, Inc, MA Food System Collaborative, Northeast Organic Farming Association/Massachusetts Chapter (NOFA/Mass.)

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