Food Action Hub

FSM Speaker Series: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Charitable Food Sector


September 29, 2021    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Join us virtually on September 29th at 1:00 pm, where Dr. Joyce Slater will present her latest research on food security in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The presentation and discussion will be moderated by Food Matters Board Chair Beth Timmers.


Register for the speaker series HERE


Get a sneak peak of the research, including a Q&A discussion with Dr. Joyce Slater HERE

Check out the research infographic HERE


Dr. Joyce Slater is a Professor of Community Nutrition in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, at the University of Manitoba. She teaches food and nutrition literacy education, and public health nutrition.

This presentation will discuss the significant impact of COVID on the charitable food sector, which presented many challenges and required significant operational changes. Food banks introduced new policies and re-configured programs to try and meet client needs and public health directives amid uncertain supports and resources.



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