An Update on Statewide Anti-Hunger Initiatives
Richard Ball, Commissioner, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
Linda Bopp, Executive Director, Hunger Solutions New York
Anita Paley, Executive Director, Food Bank Association of New York State
This workshop will provide an opportunity to learn about key statewide anti-hunger initiatives in New York. Experts will discuss New York’s successful farm to school programs, Governor Cuomo’s Hunger and Food Policy Council, as well as efforts to increase food donations to the state’s food banks. Speakers will also discuss the potential to alleviate hunger through anti-poverty initiatives.