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Child hunger during pandemic infographic

Addressing Childhood Hunger During Pandemic

Friday, April 3, 2020

School districts can keep providing their students with healthy meals over the spring break, even while they are closed for safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, these meals help kids stay healthy and ready to learn when school resumes. They also help families stretch their food budget by... read more about Addressing Childhood Hunger During Pandemic »


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Tracking Grocers’ Response to the Coronavirus

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

GroceryDive is capturing the changing policies of major food retailers, from store hours to paid sick leave, as the grocery industry adapts to the rapidly spreading COVID-19. Each day, retailers are announcing changes to their operations, from reduced hours to paid sick leave. All have implemented... read more about Tracking Grocers’ Response to the Coronavirus »


FAQs on Pandemic-EBTand Coronavirus Response-SNAP

FAQs on Pandemic-EBTand Coronavirus Response-SNAP

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides temporary new authority and broad flexibility for the USDA and states to adapt SNAP to address many people’s food needs during the current public health and economic emergency triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. FFCRA was signed on... read more about FAQs on Pandemic-EBTand Coronavirus Response-SNAP »


Rural Resilience Training Program Addresses Farm and Ranch Stress

Rural Resilience Training Program Addresses Farm and Ranch Stress

Thursday, April 16, 2020

As people around the country look for big and small ways to help their neighbors through the uncertainty that has come with COVID-19, the Rural Resilience Training Program, now available at no cost for all Farm Bureau members and staff, is a chance to do just that.   Developed by... read more about Rural Resilience Training Program Addresses Farm and Ranch Stress »


FCWA Call for Action

The Clash of For-Profit Enterprise, Pandemic Risks, and Food Supply Workers

Friday, May 1, 2020

Today, May Day 2020, food chain businesses across the US are experiencing protests, work slow-downs and organized sick days. The range of protests are designed to draw attention to the most vulnerable workers in the food chain. A key organizer, Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA), is advocating for... read more about The Clash of For-Profit Enterprise, Pandemic Risks, and Food Supply Workers »


Equitable Food Oriented Develoment

EFOD Collaborative Now Accepting Letters of Intent for Pilot EFOD Funding

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The WFPC is pleased to support the efforts of the EFOD Collaborative, a group of organizations leading a movement towards equitable food oriented development. EFOD is an approach to community-based development that celebrates food culture and creates equity. The Equitable Food Oriented... read more about EFOD Collaborative Now Accepting Letters of Intent for Pilot EFOD Funding »


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