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New York State Food Summit
June 2nd, 2021 @ 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Join the 3rd biennial New York State Food Summit presented by SEFCU.
The NYS Food Summit is a collaborative effort hosted by The Food Pantries for the Capital District in partnership with Hunger Solutions New York, Feeding New York State, Siena College, United Way of the Greater Capital Region, and our NYS Community Food Assistance Network members made up of Rockland Community Against Hunger, Comfort Food Community, Concerned for the Hungry, Hunger Coalition of Otsego County, Hunger Action Network of New York, Broome County Council of Churches\CHOW, and Westside Campaign Against Hunger. The Summit convenes food-thought leaders, service providers, and stakeholders in order to share best practices, research, and innovations in hunger relief efforts.
The NYS Food Summit will feature a keynote address from Luis Guardia, President of the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC). The Summit will feature FED talks, including a presentation by Katie S. Martin, author of Reinventing Food Banks and Pantries: New Tools to End Hunger and remarks by Susan Zimet (NYS Food & Anti-Hunger Policy Coordinator), Professor Janet Poppendieck (Hunter College, City University of New York), and more!