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...

FoodNow – March 2019 Newsletter

FoodNow – March 2019 Newsletter

New Partnerships We are excited about our new partnership with NorCal Resources and Redwood Community Health Coalition to assist us with food security screening and referrals through the Aunt Bertha platform. NorCal Resources is a bi-directional closed loop HIPAA...

CalFresh – March 2019 Newsletter

CalFresh – March 2019 Newsletter

Congratulations to Alexandra Danino and Diana Jensen of the SF-Marin Food Bank who were both nominated for CalFresh Freshy Awards! The Freshy Awards honor the actions of individual Californians and organizations from across the state that have worked diligently in the...

Steering Committee – March 2019 Update

We are excited to welcome Andy Naja-Reese, new CEO of Agricultural Institute of Marin as chair and Dr. Tracey Hessel from Marin Community Clinics as co-chair of the HEAL Steering Committee.  Even though Andy is new to HEAL, he brings a wealth of knowledge and...

Food Now – November 2018 Newsletter

Food on the Go for Seniors Congratulations Agriculture Institute of Marin for launching the Rollin’ Root mobile market!  The truck is stocked with lots of fruits and vegetables, including organic kale, chard, collards, cherry tomatoes, lettuce mix, onions, potatoes,...

CalFresh – November 2018 Newsletter

Expanding Free School Meal Opportunities Congratulations to the San Rafael City School District for increasing the district’s direct certifications! Due to dual enrollment activities, all students at all four elementary schools are eligible for free breakfast and...

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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