Takoma Park, Maryland: Food System Resiliency Roundtable

Monday, December 6, 2021 - 11:00am

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Member Participants: Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08), Chairman Jim McGovern (MA-02)

  • Tour of MANNA Market and Meeting with Manna Executive Director, Jackie DeCarlo, and Clients  Statement

    • Mireille Jean Philippe, Montgomery County, Maryland MANNA Participant  Statement

  • Tour of Clifton Park Baptists Church's Aeroponic Project  Statement

  • Tour of Takoma Park/Silver Spring Community Kitchen 

  • Food Security Roundtable at Takoma Park Presbyterian Church hosted by Representative Raskin (Organization Backgrounds and Speaker Biographies

    • Heather Bruskin, Executive Director, Montgomery County Food Council  Statement

    • Vanessa Pierre, Founder, Homestead Hustle and Healing Member, Montgomery County Food Advisory Board  

    • Camilla Pinares, Member, Montgomery County Food Council Advisory Board and SNAP Advocate  Statement 

    • Kenneth Oldman, President and CEO, United Way of Frederick County Statement

    • Ivie Baker, Program Manager, Community Kitchen at Crossroads Community Food Network  Statement 

    • Michael J. Wilson, Director, Maryland Hunger Solutions  Statement 

Additional Testimony for the Record