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, food waste, barriers to food access, and food deserts. Phase 1 will focus on Prince George’s County, MD, while Phase 2 will expand throughout the Mid-Atlantic.
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