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Research Project: Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems

Location: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory

Project Number: 8042-21660-004-19-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jun 1, 2013
End Date: May 31, 2018

Objective:
Partnership with the University to celebrate Food Day 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 Food Day. The Cooperator will collect data to build a database on the food system in Prince George’s County.