Oregon Faith Hunger Roundtable – May 11 event

May 10, 2011 at 5:52 am Leave a comment

Fresh Food for Thought: Critical Issues in Low -Income Nutrition

Wednesday May 11
8:30 AM -12:00 PM
St. Pius Catholic Church
1280 NW Saltzman Road (NW Cornell and Saltzman)
Portland, Oregon 97229

TriMet from the Sunset Transit Center: 8:27am Board 62 Murray Blvd to Washington Square, 8:33am Get off at NW Cornell & SaltzmanWalk 0.1 mile north to St. Pius X (on your right, past the church)


8:30-9:00  Registration / Continental Breakfast

9:00            Program Begins

9:15            Keynote Presentation
Whole Food Fosters Whole People
Trudy Tolliver, Executive Director, Portland Farmer’s Market

10:00         Panel Presentation
Jenny Holmes, Director of Environmental Ministries, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
Leslie Pohl-Kosbau, Founder and Director of Portland’s Community Gardens Program 
Alejandro Tecum, Program Director, Adelante Agricultura sustainable farming project of  Adelante Mujeres
Claudia Maria Vargas, Professor of Public Administration, Center for Public Service, Mark O. Hatfield School of  Government,  Portland State University
Shawn DeCarlo, Metro Services Manager, Oregon Food Bank

10:45       Facilitated Breakout Sessions with the Panelists

11:30       Sharing Ideas and Insights

11:45-      Your Next Steps

Admission is $5.00, which includes breakfast
Make your reservation by calling 503-295-6761 or send an email to info@oajconline.org – or simply mail your check to OFRAH, c/o OAJC, 1220 SW Morrison, Ste. 828, Portland, OR 97205
Reservations are required! Please respond by Monday, May 9


Entry filed under: Events.

Bread 2011 May Congressional Update Contact your senators and ask them to oppose block granting the food stamp program.

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