Fair Food Network is a national nonprofit that works at the intersection of food systems, sustainability and social equity to guarantee access to healthy, fresh and sustainably grown food, especially in underserved communities.
For Immediate Release—May 14, 2013
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Statement of Support
Today, Tuesday, May 14, the Altarum Institute Health Policy Forum convenes a national roundtable to explore innovative approaches that encourage healthy food choices for low-income families and individuals in the federally funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps).
Join Altarum, Grantmakers in Health, and the American Society for Nutrition at their latest roundtable, "Encouraging Healthy Food Choices in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Examining Financial and Other Incentives to Change Purchasing Patterns,” on Tuesday, May 14. Registration site for both in-person and Web participants.