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Nourish & Knowledge – A lunch & learn series

June 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 8, 2018

$15

Join Food Finders Food Bank for Nourish & Knowledge, a noon lunch series bringing attention to issues surrounding food insecurity through engaging conversations with local thought leaders. 

We invite community members to enjoy a healthy lunch and learn from national and local experts about how to fight hunger in our own backyard, improve food security among low-resource populations and the future of hunger relief in north central Indiana.

The 2018 Nourish & Knowledge series will be held the second Thursday of each month from 11:30 am -1:00 pm, April through November. We will take a break in the month of July.

  • April 12  – Katy Bunder, President CEO of FFFB & Kier Crites Scherger, COO of FFFB, Pulling Back the Curtain: The Inner Working of Food Finders Food Bank
  • May 10 – Myron McClure, Purdue University Assistant Director of Office of Multicultural Programs,  Review of the book: 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World by Howard G. Buffett
  • June 14 – Katy Bunder, President/CEO of FFFB, Hidden Hunger in Your Neighborhood, An overview of Feeding America’s new Map the Meal Gap data
  • August 9 – Erin Brock Carlson, Purdue University Department of English,  Review of the book: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
  • September 27 – Emily Weikert-Bryant, Executive Director Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH) – Benefits of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) and Debunking Food Stamp Myths
  • October 11 – Tamara Benjamin, Purdue University Horticulture and Landscape Architecture & Jenn Thompson, Secretary of the American Independent Business & Community Alliance
  • November 8 – Lafayette Transitional Housing Center & Food Finders, Myth Busters: Panel of Food Insecurity Experts

View the event flyer here.

Details

Date:
June 14
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nourish-knowledge-luncheon-tickets-43251939716

Venue

Food Finders Food Bank
1204 Greenbush St
Lafayette, IN
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