Nutrition & Food System Education

Co-Chairs:

Tambra Raye Stevenson

Goals, Progress, and Current Projects:

Although the task force was created in 2018, the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan included the following goal:

LONG TERM – Assess the current state of food system education in DC and collaborate with partners to expand and systematize it as a core part of education for DC’s youth.

2019 Priorities for Food Policy in the District: 

  1. Identify needs and opportunities for increased nutrition and food system education in coordination with other District coalitions, including the Healthy Youth and Schools Commission, the Diabesity Committee, and the Mayor’s Committee on Nutrition, Health, and Physical Activity.
  2. Partner to launch 202 Eats: Partner with Made in DC to highlight small food producers, particularly minority and female business owners and those maintaining ethnic food traditions.