Family Corner 4/23/14

Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews
Engineer: Amy Browne

Program Topic: Discussed food insecurity and the options that Healthy Acadia and the County Extension programs are creating through farm to school efforts, school gardens, summer food programs, nutrition education, mentoring and volunteering opportunities

Key Discussion Points:
a) Food insecurity in Maine for children is the highest of the New England States
b) Lots of options exist for families to access locally gown, healthy foods
c) Lots of options exist for individuals to volunteer, share a skill, time and develop relationships within their communities
Guests by name and affiliation:
A. Bronwyn Clement, Community Food Security Organizer at Healthy
B. Acadia
C. Elsie Flemings, Executive Director of Healthy Acadia
D. Nikki Fox, Community Health Coordinator for Healthy Acadia
E. Lisa Reilich, 4-H Youth Development Professional for Hancock & Washington Counties