05/15/17

Project Launches to Improve Resiliency of Ohio Farms

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The Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation is teaming up with Solutions from the Land on a multiyear project to helpOhio farmers lead the way to an agriculture that preserves the land and adapts to a changing climate, and a food system that takes care of all Ohioans. The project launched last month with the inaugural meeting of the 34-member steering committee, representing the breadth of Ohio agriculture One of the key goals will be a plan to address the challenge of food insecurity in Ohio, starting with Ohio farms. One in six households struggle with keeping nutritious food on the table, and nearly one in four children face days without adequate, nutritious food. InFACT co-leads Casey Hoy and Brian Snyder were joined on the steering committee by Ohio State colleagues Bobby Moser, David Hanselmann and Jill Clark.

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