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Responding to the Food & Agriculture System Impacts of COVID-19: Advocacy for COVID-19 policy and funding priorities

April 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am PDT

Registration for these calls is limited to current SAFSF members only.

Responding to the needs expressed by our membership, SAFSF will host a strategy call series over the next month for our members to connect with each other about responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

These loosely facilitated video calls will provide a space for you to:
Share what you and your grantees are seeing and experiencing with regard to COVID-19
Discuss how you are responding to immediate and long-term needs
Ask questions of peers
Explore opportunities to collaborate
Highlight emerging resources and strategies

All video calls are 60 minutes and will be held at 9 am PT / 10 am MT / 11 am CT / 12 pm ET
Thursday, April 9: Food insecurity, emergency food assistance, and hunger relief
Tuesday, April 14: Support for farmers, ranchers, fishers, food producers, and agricultural workers
Thursday, April 16: Advocacy for COVID-19 policy and funding priorities
Tuesday, April 21: Impacts on farmers markets, food retail, restaurants, and food chain workers
Thursday, April 23: International – supporting food/ag system response to COVID-19 outside the U.S.
Tuesday, April 28: Food hubs, value chain, and distribution

Join one call, two, or all six. We welcome you to join whether you are considering funding in this issue area, are already doing so, or want to hear more from your peers.

There are no formal speakers or agenda items as we recognize that every member of this network has questions, knowledge, and resources to offer in this dynamic time. SAFSF staff will facilitate the conversations and respond to requests for ongoing support for your grantmaking and investing.

Areas of Impact:

Agricultural Products  |   Animals  |   Fiber/Textiles  |   Fish  |   Fruits and Vegetables  |   Farms & Farming Systems  |   Beginning Farmers & Ranchers  |   Farmer Technical Assistance  |   Organics  |   Funding Strategies  |   COVID-19  |   Policy-National/International  |   Health  |   Human/Public Health  |   Hunger  |   Nutrition  |   Justice  |   Food Access  |   Labor  |   Rural Communities  |   Markets  |   Economic Viability  |   Infrastructure  |   Institutional Markets  |   Regional Food Systems

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