News

Information on SNAP funding during shutdown

The partial government shutdown is affecting SNAP recipients in February and possibly beyond.     This information…

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Food Bank and Emergency Feeding Program shutdown resources

Second Harvest is directing furloughed federal workers with immediate food needs to call 1-855-392-9338 to be referred to a pantry near them.…

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Happenings

FPAC General Meeting 1.17.19

FPAC meetings are open to the public and all are welcome and encouraged to attend.   Agenda Welcome and Introductions &…

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Courageous Conversations Highlight Local Food Work, Present Challenges for Discussion

The Courageous Conversation series of the 2018 Eat Local Challenge highlights local work to address and improve upon food access--with a tr…

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Current Actions

Policy Alert- Partial Government Shutdown impacts

  Hunger and Nutrition: USDA's authorization to fund SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food sta…

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New Orleans City Planning Commission studies small box retailers- public comment needed

The study, to be completed in the coming months, will look at stores between 5,000 and 10,000 square feet that don’t offer fresh food &…

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NOLA FPAC is a broad-based coalition of organizations, businesses and individuals shaping public policy to improve equity, opportunity, and collaboration in our local food system. FPAC is a project of the Tulane Prevention Research Center.