Food Equity Council Advocacy Update 

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council is always trying to find new ways to keep its members connected. Our 2023 policy tracker tool , which was updated weekly, features state-level bills the food council supports along with a short description and the relevant information. The 2023 Maryland General Assembly has come to a close […]

We’re Hiring! | Senior Program Manager, Food Systems Innovation

The Institute for Public Health Innovation is hiring a Senior Program Manager, Food Systems Innovation, to lead the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council. More details are included below. The application is available here. Please share!  Senior Program Manager, Food Systems Innovation Application deadline: March 10th, 2023  Apply here!  As the public health institute serving the District of Columbia, Maryland, and […]

Justice for Black Farmers

Throughout Black History Month, we’ve seen energy and enthusiasm to uplift Black stories. While Black History Month has ended, we’d like to encourage that energy of highlighting Black stories in our food system.  For decades, Black farmers have contributed to our food system while enduring social and economic inequities.  Justice for Black Farmers Act.  Over […]

Prince George’s County Healthy Corner Store Initiative Guidance and Toolkit 

Check out this toolkit that was prepared for the Institute for Public Health Innovation in coordination with the Prince George’s County Health Department, this document consists of an in-depth profile of existing conditions for small corner stores in the Healthy Food Priority Areas of Prince George’s County. Retail market conditions and data are analyzed, case […]

The FEC Joins a Partnership To Solve Food Security Issues in MD

The National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator program has awarded a University of Maryland team $750k. The Mid-Atlantic Food Resiliency Network (MFRN) will develop a food system convergence research Univ. of Maryland collaborators from the areas of agriculture, business, engineering, information studies, and dining services, along with the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (PGCFEC) to reduce hunger, […]

[CLOSED] We’re Hiring! | Program Associate & Community Health Worker Opportunities

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council is hiring new program staff. The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) is a food policy council housed within the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI). Over the past eight years, we’ve made impressive strides in local food system policy change including passing the nation’s first comprehensive healthy […]

Summer 2021 Communications & Food Assistance Internship Opportunity (Closed)

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) is a local food policy council, housed within the Institute for Public Health Innovation, that works to help local residents grow, sell, and choose healthy food. We are a group of hometown leaders and changemakers committed to bringing better food to every fork. Our council is made […]

Prince George’s County Becomes the First in the Nation to Pass Comprehensive Healthy Kids’ Meal Legislation

On Tuesday, November 17th, Prince George’s County Council unanimously approved new legislation that will make healthier drinks the default beverage options and limit calories, sugar, salt, and fat for all kids’ meals served in Prince George’s County restaurants. Sponsored by Councilmember Sydney J. Harrison, The Prince George’s County Healthy Kids’ Meals Bill (CB-071) now awaits a signature from County […]