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A lot of great work is happening throughout Virginia to address food insecurity. From the Office of Governor Northam and state agencies, to community-led advocacy organizations, there is tremendous effort being placed on eradicating hunger in Virginia.


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Virginia Food Security Summit

On October 22, 2020, the Office of Governor Northam, the Virginia Department of Social Services, and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks hosted the first annual Virginia Food Security Summit. The Summit focused on the current state of food insecurity in Virginia and highlighted the Virginia Roadmap to End Hunger as well as insights from local food security partners. Participants had the opportunity to engage in smaller breakout discussions on child nutrition strategies, food as medicine, and healthy food access. Recordings from the Food Security Summit are available below.

General Session
Child Nutrition Breakout Session
Food As Medicine Breakout Session
Healthy Food Access Breakout Session

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