Food Rescue in the DMV: Emerging Actors & the Future of Food Recovery

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Hear from a growing group of organizations rescuing food in the DMV.

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Did you know there's a growing group of individual organizations, and organizations serving as local and regional network coordinators, rescuing food in the DMV? Join us to hear from emerging and experienced actors as they share what they do, reflect on operational changes required by the pandemic, and provide their thoughts on the future of food recovery in our region. Want to get involved on the ground doing food rescue? This panel is also for you!

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Lindsay Smith, Regional Food Systems Planner, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments; and

Evelyn Kelly, Institute for Public Health Innovation


Aman Shergill- Guru Gobind Singh Foundation;

Sydney Daigle - Prince George's Food Equity Council;

Dr. Renaissance - One More Plate;

Kate Urbank - Food Rescue US;

Cheryl Kollin, Community Food Rescue; and

Aaron Tolson - Northern Virginia Food Rescue

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Manna Food Center’s Community Food Rescue (CFR) and the DC Food Recovery Working Group (DCFRWG) are combining forces this year to co-host DMV Food Recovery Week

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