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Registration Open for 2016 SC Food Access Summit

June 9, 2016

The second annual SC Food Access Summit will highlight efforts that improve access to healthy food for South Carolinians with limited financial resources. The summit will provide social policy tools, training and action-oriented ideas to educate and organize participants to support local and state efforts to make the food system equitable for all. Session topics include advocacy and policy, farm to institution, transportation and food access, and funding healthy food projects.

Planning Committee: Lowcountry Local First, Coastal Conservation League, Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, Eat Smart Move More SC, University of South Carolina Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, SC Association for Community Economic Development, Clemson University Extension, Central Midlands Council of Governments.

When: August 24, 2016 from 8:30AM-4:30PM

Where: The River Center at Saluda Shoals Park - 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212

Register here:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2016-food-access-summit-tickets-25798551161

The Nutrition Center is pleased to be a partner on this important work and event. Feel free to reach out to Carrie Draper with questions.
 
Carrie L. Draper, MSW
Director of Policy & Partnership Development
Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities
draper@mailbox.sc.edu 
803.528.4498