Built Environment – November 2019 Newsletter

Built Environment – November 2019 Newsletter

Marin City's Intergenerational Garden Program Successfully Implements "Train the Trainer" Model This summer, 80 youth enrolled in the Marin City summer recreation program attended garden nutrition classes coupled with hands-on gardening. Youth prepared their buckets...

FoodNow – November 2019 Newsletter

FoodNow – November 2019 Newsletter

Healthy Food and Beverage Standards Update More than one in five Marin County household's are food insecure or struggling to avoid hunger. Food pantries play a critical role in securing food for many of these households. This has a large impact on the kinds of food...

CalFresh – November 2019 Newsletter

CalFresh – November 2019 Newsletter

CalFresh SSI/SSP Expansion Enrolls Over 800 Eligible Recipients In June 2019, California became the last state to offer nutrition benefits (CalFresh) to older adults and persons with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income and State Supplemental Payment...

Upcoming Events – October

Upcoming Events – October

Training & Technical Assistance Trauma Basics and the Relationship to Nourishment Tuesday, October 29, 9-10:30 AM: This 90-minute interactive webinar will introduce how trauma and adversity impact nutritional health, eating habits, and our relationship to food....

Marin City Job & Resource Fair 2019

Marin City Job & Resource Fair 2019

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM MARIN GATEWAY SHOPPING CENTER 100 DONAHUE STREET, MARIN CITY CALIFORNIA 94965 Choose the Right Job / Find Needed Resources Drop by and meet employers who are hiring.Access free resources and get help to prepare for your...

Built Environment – June 2019 Newsletter

Built Environment – June 2019 Newsletter

Marin City Intergenerational Garden Preps for Summer Recreation Program In preparation for the Marin City Summer Rec. Program, Mt. Tamalpais High School student volunteers helped clear last year’s container gardens and compiled the used soil to be fertilized for...

FoodNow – June 2019 Newsletter

FoodNow – June 2019 Newsletter

Healthy Food and Beverage Standards Adopted Supporting our community in setting healthy food and beverage standards is key to ensuring our clients are receiving healthy meals.  The Taskforce has adopted healthy food and beverage standards and will be hosting...

CalFresh – June 2019 Newsletter

CalFresh – June 2019 Newsletter

Resolution Declaring May as CalFresh Awareness Month Adopted Marin County Board of Superviors adopted a resolution proclaiming May as CalFresh Awareness Month on May 21, 2019. D’Angelo Paillet, Calfresh Program Manager presented to the board, highlighting the CalFresh...

Steering Committee – June 2019 Update

May is an exciting time of year as we begin celebrating the arrival of early season blueberries, cherries and stone fruit in our local food system. May is also a reminder of our community members who lack access to healthy food, and the importance of nutrition benefit...

Join a Taskforce, Council or Committee

Marin Food Policy Council
Meets monthly on 3rd Tuesday 3-5 p.m.
Bonnie Nielsen banielsen@ucanr.edu

CalFresh Outreach
Meets monthly on 4th Thursday 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Roxana Yekta ryekta@marincounty.org

Food Now
Meets every other month
on 2nd Tuesday
2-4 p.m.
Roxana Yekta ryekta@marincounty.org

Built Environment
Meets quarterly on 4th Tuesday 2-4 p.m.
Elaini Negussie enegussie@marincounty.org

HEAL Workgroups: Communications, Evaluation or Training/Technical Assistance ­­­­
Meets as needed.
Kathy Koblick kkoblick@marincounty.org