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Thursday, January 13, 2022

Food Equity Council 2021 Highlights

Thank you to our partners for supporting our work in building a healthier and more equitable food system in Prince George's County. As we move forward into the new year,…
In the spring of 2021, the Prince George's County Food Equity Council partnered with Washington Gas to purchase three cold storage trailers for food assistance providers. The new trailers were…
By Tess Kerkhof, FEC Communications Intern Farmers markets represent a critical food access point for many communities across Prince George’s County. Beyond bringing food from local farms to local tables, farmers markets…
Friday, August 20, 2021

Member Spotlight: Humon Heidarian

Humon is a food equity advocate and FEC member with a master's degree in public administration from the University of Vermont. Born and raised in neighboring Montgomery County, Humon is…
By Tess Kerkhof, Food Equity Council Communications InternLast week, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) welcomed new infrastructure into Prince George’s County: three cold storage food trailers. Supplying…
It’s been over a year since Prince George’s County saw its first COVID-19 case. Since then, over 80,000 Prince Georgian’s have been infected and over 1,300 have died.As we mark…
We, the Prince George's County Food Equity Council (FEC), want to express our solidarity with and support for the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community. We condemn the recent attacks and…
Even prior to the pandemic, Prince George's County faced high rates of food insecurity. The pandemic has only increased these numbers as health and economic challenges make it difficult for…
By Ifeoma Okeke, Food Equity Council Intern A few weeks ago, news reports highlighted the most recent tragic milestone of the pandemic: COVID-19 has killed over 1 million people worldwide. While…
Prince George’s County is deeply rooted in agricultural history. From the robust farming practices of the Piscataway people to a tobacco economy build off the backs of enslaved laborers, the…
As students settle into their home-bound classrooms this week, many families are breathing a sigh of relief that school meals are up and running at distribution points throughout the County.…
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred changes throughout our region’s food supply change, impacting everyone from producers to consumers. The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and partners are stepping in…
This is a challenging time for advocates of racial justice and democracy. We've seen racism once again violently displayed through police brutality. We've all been reminded of the many lives…
Friday, April 24, 2020

Our Response to COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 crisis began in March, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) has been one of the leading organizations for the County's COVID-19 food assistance response. Our…
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