Speakers from Pierce County’s Emergency Food Network and FISH Food Banks will help League of Women Voters members understand the problem of food insecurity in the US and locally. Non-members are cordially invited to join in this important conversation. The conversation topics may include, but are not limited to:
- What are the sources of “healthy, affordable food” for the hungry?
- What are the effects of hunger on individuals and on Pierce County society?
- What can be done to improve how the food production stream delivers nutrition to the hungry?
- What can technology do? Soil management, pesticides/herbicides, Genetically Modified Organisms, etc.
- What actions to end hunger and hunger related conditions are effective?
EAST PIERCE COUNTY UNIT Saturday, March 8 Time: 10 a.m.- Noon
- Leader: Ellen Zulauf, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Place: Puyallup Library
- 324 S. Meridian, Puyallup
GIG HARBOR-KEY PENINSULA UNIT Saturday, March 8 Time: 2:00- 4:00 p.m.
- Leader: Sharon Peace-Doane, email@example.com
- Place: Harbor History Museum
- 4121 Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor
NORTH END UNIT Thursday, March 13 Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.
- Leader: Lyz Kurnitz-Thurlow, Lyzkurnitz@harbornet.com
- Place: North Tacoma Police Substation
- 5140 North 26th St, Tacoma
LAKEWOOD AND NEIGHBORS UNIT Friday, March 14 Time: 10 a.m.- Noon
- Leader: Ann Elliston, phone (253) 564-4102
- Place: Steilacoom Community Center
- 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom