Duval County Food Summit

Improving the quality and accessibility of health food in the community will be focus of the inaugural Duval County Food Summit. The event, hosted by the Duval County Food Policy Council, will be April 21 from 8am to 4:30pm at the Schultz Center.

The program will feature Dr. Oran Hesterman, President of the Fair Food Network; Eric Olsen, vice president of government relations for Feeding America; and Naval Hospital Jacksonville Director of Public Health Dr. Joseph McQuade.

The Duval County Food Policy Council is a new community-based group that seeks to improve the local food system so that it may lead to better health for residents. 

Entry costs $5. Six CEUs are available for participants. Breakfast and lunch will be prepared and provided by American Culinary Federation chefs.