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2020-2022 Events

The Alliance’s Leadership Council coordinates quarterly meetings designed to engage new members, promote shared learning and networking, feature diverse food system related topics, and keep people coming back for more!

Cumberland County Food Assessment 2.0

December 14, 2022

Dickinson College, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and the CCFSA invite you to attend the Cumberland County Food Assessment 2.0. This presentation will highlight research on food access and security, community demographics, and agricultural resources in Cumberland County, PA. Read the full report here

CCFSA Partner Meeting: Creativity and Flexibility During the COVID-19 Pandemic

June 28, 2021

Come share your successes and struggles over the past year, and learn about the 2021-2022 work plan for the Cumberland County Food System Alliance!

Going Back for Seconds – Local & Regional Food Recovery & Gleaning Efforts [CANCELED]

March 25, 2020

This event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Panelists included Project SHARE, South Central Community Action Program, and Feeding America.

2018-2019 Events

Exploring Intersections: Food Access, Job Training, & Transportation

December 18, 2019

Panel featuring United Way, New Hope Ministries, and students to assess the need for a mobile food pantry and job training center in Enola. Event in collaboration with Environmental Studies Department, Food Studies Certificate Program, and Center for Civic Learning and Action of Dickinson College.

Lessons to be Learned: Opportunities & Challenges in Nutrition Education

September 25, 2019

Join us for an overview of health and nutrition programs available to you, your clients, friends and family members. Panelists include Penn State Cooperative Extension, Project SHARE, Giant Food Stores, and Family Health Council of Central PA.

Increasing Access to Healthy Foods through Innovative Local Food Delivery Models

May 29, 2019

Learn about local businesses and initiatives working to increase access to healthy, nutritional food. Panelists include Farmers on the Square, Leadership Education and Farming, New Hope Ministries, Oakgrove Farms, and York Fresh Food Farms.

Let’s SNAP to it:  Ways to Increase Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program & Access to Healthy Food

February 27, 2019

Food policy advocates and educators will share details and intricacies of the SNAP program and anticipated impacts from the 2018 Farm Bill.

The Scope of Food Insecurity in Cumberland County

November 28, 2018

Through the panel presentation and an interactive discussion, we will develop a comprehensive understanding of how the lack of access to nutritious, healthy food impacts our communities.