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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…
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

November Food Equity Council Meeting

The Food Equity Council held our November Meeting at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville, Maryland, on Tuesday, November 28th. Members kicked off the meeting by sharing the best thing they…
Join the Prince George's County Food Equity Council and partners during the afternoon of Friday, October 20th, during the annual Bowie State University Food Day Symposium, Healthy Eating, Healthy Living:…
Ah, March...the time when the New Year’s resolution rubber hits the road.  Meanwhile, CNN Money has already predicted that the splashy New Year’s campaign featuring Oprah’s “weight-loss journey”i “may not…
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