COVID-19 Public Health Action Webinar: Food Access and Food Sustainability in Hawai’i
A recent webinar about food access and security at the state and county levels. Panelists provide an overview of food insecurity issues in Hawai?i, specific roles played by their organizations, and how Hawaii?s food sustainability work has pivoted in response to COVID-19.
An analysis of gaps highlights the need to invest in farming and throughout the supply chain to prepare our state for future challenges.
Moderated by Tammy Chase-Burnell, SNAP-Ed Coordinator at the Hawaii State Department of Health, with presenters:
- Hunter Heaivilin- Hawaii Food Resilience Program Manager
- Sarah Freeman – County of Hawaii Research + Development
- Joell Edwards, Farm-To-School Program Manager with Malama Kauai and Food Access Coordinator serving for the County of Kauai
- Lauren Loor of HIPHI Maui HEAL Coalition Coordinator, Maui County Food Access Coordinator