"Healthy Food in West Virginia: The Farm to Table Movement"

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – On Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:15 p.m., The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series will kick-off the Spring 2016 semester with its theme of Food & Politics.  This event will feature a three person panel discussion with Cheryl Brown, PhD, Associate Professor with Agricultural and Resource Economics at WVU, Daniel Eades, Rural Extension Specialist with the Community, Economic, and Workforce Development unit at WVU Extension Service, and Elizabeth Spellman, Executive Director of the WV Food & Farm Coalition.

The panel discussion will focus on “The Farm to Table Movement in West Virginia.”  The event will take place in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center North, Room 1905.  Lunch will start at 12:00 p.m., and the panel discussion will begin at 12:15 p.m.

The series is free and open to the public. The Public Health Dialogues Speaker Series is sponsored by the Office of Public Health Practice and Workforce Development within the West Virginia University School of Public Health. This Office is a Local Performance Site of the Region III, Mid-Atlantic Regional Public Health Training Center funded by HRSA.

Those attending should RSVP at SPH-Dialogues@hsc.wvu.edu by January 21 to reserve a complimentary lunch. To attend the presentation online, please register for Public Health Dialogue Series before January 22, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. EDT at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7689349176534859010.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27882 Affordable Care Act (ACA) Public Health Training Centers for $855,000.00. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.


CONTACT: Olivia Dale Pape; WVU School of Public Health

304.293.0199; olivia.pape@hsc.wvu.edu