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PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY FOOD EQUITY COUNCIL MARKS 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: Launches David Harrington Food Justice Award   

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  –  October 19, 2023  For More Information, Contact:   FEC: Food Equity Council Program Manager Julia Groenfeldt 202-747-3455 julia@pgcfec.org  IPHI: Communications Director Taya Jarman, APR 202-747-3541 tjarman@institutephi.org  Prince George’s County, MD – The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council (FEC) is thrilled to announce its 10th year anniversary celebration. This celebration is a […]

Maryland Local Food Council Collaborative Funds Five New Food Councils

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 8, 2023 For More Information, Contact: Evelyn Kelly Organization: Prince George’s County Food Equity Council, Institute for Public Health Innovation Title: Program Director Contact: Ekelly@institutephi.org, 202-407-7086 Prince George’s County, MD – The Maryland Local Food Council Collaborative will award $10,000 to five new Maryland-based food councils throughout the state. Funding will be […]

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 – June 30, 2023 For More Information, Contact: Institute for Public Health Innovation: Communications Director Taya Jarman, APR 202-747-3541 E: Tjarman@institutephi.org Washington Gas: Andre Francis, Director, Strategic Communications E: andre.francis@washgas.com Two refrigerated trailers will increase food storage capacity, reduce food waste, and support sustainable infrastructure to respond to food system disruptions. Prince […]

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@juliag6.sg-host.com 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@juliag6.sg-host.com(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 […]