Sep 6, 2019 | Category: News

Growing Local Collaborative selected for Inaugural Gamechangers Lab

RFC was chosen through a competitive application process with food collaboratives nationwide, alongside 2 other teams wrestling with food access dilemmas, and will be given 6 months of intensive technical assistance through a 6 phase design process that will enable the teams to design new strategies for tackling food insecurity through community-based food systems. 

"The Gamechangers Laboratory aims to catalyze breakthrough ideas, new approaches, and innovations for …

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Jul 9, 2019 | Category: News

New FPAC season meetings scheduled

All meetings will be held bi-monthly on the second Thursday from 2-3pm. 

September 12, 2-3pm, Liberty's Kitchen

November 14, 2-3pm, Icehouse (2803 St. Philip St.)

January 9, 2-3pm

March 12, 2-3pm

May 14, 2-3pm.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Agenda and materials will be available on the website 2 weeks ahead of the meeting. A…

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May 30, 2019 | Category: News

Program Coordinator contractor sought

FPAC is hiring a part-time contractor to provide support to a grant funded project focused on healthy food policy and food system convening. The coordinator will assist with scheduling, facilitating meetings, outreach, process and outcome evaluation and other duties as agreed upon.

Program work includes farm to early childcare education center programming, local and state policy engagement, FPAC operations (focused mainly on working groups and membership communications), and o…

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Mar 14, 2019 | Category: News

Policy Alert: SNAP Time Limits Waiver

More information can be found here.

Thank you to our partners at Louisiana Budget Project for this information. 

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Jan 18, 2019 | Category: News

Information on SNAP funding during shutdown

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


 snap dcfs jan 2019

 This information provided by FPAC member, Louisiana Budget Project. 

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