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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

Project Number: 1245-21660-004-19
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 01, 2013
End Date: May 31, 2018

Objective:
Partnership with the university to celebrate World Food Day (October 24, 2013) and initiate research on the relationship between food systems and health to generate new knowledge and develop behavioral and environmental interventions that contribute to reducing the prevalence of obesity in the community.

Approach:
The effort will involve both parties jointly planning, developing, and conducting a research symposium for World Food Day. Future efforts may include the Cooperator collecting community level data to build a database on the food system in Prince George’s County.

Last Modified: 7/23/2014
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