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NOURISH & KNOWLEDGE LUNCHEON SERIES

Join Food Finders Food Bank for our luncheon series, Nourish & Knowledge.

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.

Tickets on sale here!

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE LUNCHEON DATES

  • 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 13 – 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

 

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2017 Speakers

  • Heather Eicher Miller, Purdue University Nutrition Science – Food insecurity, dietary patterns, and health of Midwestern Food Pantry Clients
  • Charles Dennis, Feeding America – National to Local: How Feeding America is Helping the Fight Against Hunger
  • Jenny Bay, Purdue University Rhetoric and Composition – Engaging Volunteers in Community Collaboration
  • Emily Wiekert Bryant, Executive Director Feeding Indiana’s Hungry (FIsH) – Benefits of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) and Debunking Food Stamp Myths
  • Jodee Ellet, Purdue Extension Local Foods Coordinator – Food Insecurity and Food Justice
  • Katy Bunder, President/CEO Food Finders Food Bank, Inc. – Non-Toxic Charities

 


Questions or Comments? Want to sponsor an event? Contact us at jmcveigh@food-finders.org or 765.471.0062 x221