Open sessions to help families understand and navigate the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
This session will provide an overview of the food production industry and major statewide trends. In addition, panelists will discuss some of the macro forces, research and work throughout the four University of Missouri System universities related to this industry, including changing food prices and consumer preferences, location decision-making and supply chain limits.
We are living in a time of volatility that presages even more radical changes to come. How will we respond to these great challenges and opportunities? Will we be able to anticipate them rather than just react to them?
Join the MU Extension Food Systems Network to learn about multi-disciplinary efforts to build resilient community food systems that create positive economic impacts, enhance food access and increase food and nutrition security for all Missourians.
The Show-Me-State Food, Beverage and Forest Products Manufacturing Initiative is a collaboration among colleges and universities, state agencies, commodity groups and industry in Missouri. Members will showcase the initiative’s potential, priorities and process in this engaging panel discussion.
Take a deeper dive into the topic of food security with leading experts from the field. This session will explore food security issues on multiple levels and from various perspectives using an adapted “Ignite” session format.
University of Missouri faculty, students and staff will share how food-related research, community involvement, programs and other services impact Missourians.
MU Extension & Engagement will be hosting a food drive to benefit Tiger Pantry, October 22nd, 2021 from 7:30AM-1:00PM. The food drop-off location will be at the North entrance of Hitt Street garage in Columbia.
The Green St. Louis Machine (GSM) is an educational initiative focused on promoting healthy eating, engaging students in STEM practices, and developing skills in urban agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community engagement.
The Missouri Youth Institute is a program of the World Food Prize that connects outstanding high schoolers with leaders in the fight to end world hunger.
Grow Well Missouri partners with food pantries, local organizations, and volunteers to establish food gardening programs that reach out to food pantry customers.