County Council Candidates Share Plans for Local Farming and Food Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 21, 2022For More Information, Contact:FEC: Food Equity Council Director Sydney Daigle, 240-253-1036, sdaigle@institutephi.orgIPHI: Communications Director Taya Jarman, APR, 202-747-3541, tjarman@institutephi.org A CANDIDATE CONVERSATION: BUILDING A MORE SECURE AND RESILIENT FOOD SYSTEM County Council Candidates Share Plans for Local Farming and Food Security(Largo, MD) — The Prince George’s Food Equity Council (FEC) will host an open […]

Prince George’s County Food Security Task Force Highlights 11 New Recommendations to Improve Food Security 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 26, 2022 For More Information Contact: FEC: Julia Groenfeldt, julia@pgcfec.orgIPHI: Sydney Daigle, sdaigle@institutephi.org(PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, Md.) — The silence of hunger has been heard loud and clear thanks to the Prince George’s County Food Security Task Force, the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), and IPHI’s Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC). The group completed a […]

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and Washington Gas Unveil Cold Storage Trailers to Ensure Fresh Food is Available to Those in Need

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Prince George’s County Food Equity Council    Julia Groenfeldt, Coordinator E: Julia@pgcfec.org Washington GasBernie Tylor, Media RelationsC: (571) 405-0248E: btaylor@washingtongas.com The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and Washington Gas Unveil Cold Storage Trailers to Ensure Fresh Food is Available to Those in Need Three new refrigerated trailers that are part of a $315,000 investment by Washington […]

Prince George’s County Healthy Kids’ Meals Bill Becomes Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 24, 2021 MEDIA CONTACTS:Andy Krauss, Sugar Free Kids Maryland, 301.661.2145Julia Groenfeldt, Prince George’s County Food Equity Council, 202.747.3455 County Becomes First to Support Comprehensive Law on Healthier Food and Drink Options For Families Ordering Kids’ Meals at Restaurants Upper Marlboro, Md. – Today, a Prince George’s County law went into effect that will make […]

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Launches New Food Recovery Platform to Fight Hunger and Reduce Food Waste

For Immediate Release: January 25, 2021Contact: Julia GroenfeldtJgroenfeldt@institutephi.org PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY, MD — The Prince George’s Food Equity Council (FEC), an initiative of the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) has joined the Food Rescue US network to launch the Food Rescue US platform in Prince George’s County. The county’s food recovery efforts will be […]

New legislation eases restrictions, builds awareness, and expands opportunities for Prince George’s County’s urban farms

MEDIA ADVISORYNew legislation eases restrictions, builds awareness, and expands opportunities for Prince George’s County’s urban farms DATE:November 12th, 2019 CONTACT:Sydney DaigleDirector, Prince George’s County Food Equity Councilsydney@pgcfec.org(240) 253-1036 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LARGO, MD, NOVEMBER 12, 2019 – Prince George’s County, MD is admired for its rich agricultural heritage, industry, and landscape. Predominantly based in its […]

Prince Georges County’s Investment in Matching Program Lifts Up Local Farms and Families

MEDIA ADVISORYPrince George’s Investment in Matching Program Lifts Up Local Farms and Families: County budget allocates $130,000 to match farmers market purchases made by low-income residents DATE:September 20, 2018 CONTACT:Sydney DaigleDirector, Prince George’s County Food Equity Councilsydney@pgcfec.org(240) 253-1036 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPPER MARLBORO, MD, July, 2018 – Prince George’s County Council approved $130,000 in the […]

A CANDIDate Conversation: Food, Farms, and the Future of Prince George’s

MEDIA ADVISORY“A CANDIDate Conversation: Food, Farms, and the Future of Prince George’s” Date: October 11, 2017 Contact: To cover the forum, contact Chloe Marshall at chloe.el.marshall@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOWIE, MD, October 20, 2017 – Join the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and partners during the afternoon of Friday, October 20th, during the annual […]