Hunger Site Visit: California

Monday, August 15, 2022 - 9:00am

Site Visit Stops

Day 1 

Member Participants: Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03), Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02)

  • UC Davis Vet Med - Briefing and Discussions with:

    • Mike Ziccardi, Executive Director; Matt Blake, Chief Operating Officer; Dr. Simon Anthony, One Health Institute 

    • Michael Carter, Director, Feed the Future Innovation Lab on Markets, Risk, and Resilience

  • Tour of UC Davis Student Farm + Briefing and Discussions with:

    • Chef Santana Diaz, Head Chef, UC Davis Health

    • Kamaljeet Singh-Khaira, Director, University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program (UC CalFresh)  Statement 

    • Lisa Kemp, Director, UC Davis Basic Needs Initiative and Aggie Compass Basic Needs Center

    • Ryan Galt, Executive Director Agriculture Sustainability Institute

    • Katharina Ullmann, Director, UC Davis Student Farm

  • Solano-Contra Costa Food Bank Tour  Statement


Day 2

Member Participants: Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02)

  • Florence Fang Farm  Statement

  • 3rd Street Youth Center

  • Heart of the City Farmers Market

  • La Cocina Municipal Marketplace  Statement 

  • Walking tour through the Tenderloin & Stop at Corner Store for Fresh Produce 

Additional Materials for the Record


Day 3

Member Participants: Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Congresswoman Barbra Lee (CA-13), Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02)


Day 4  (Agenda)

Member Participants: Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02)


Additional Materials for the Record