Jul 9, 2019 | Category: News

New FPAC season meetings scheduled

All meetings will be held bi-monthly on the second Thursday from 2-3pm. 

September 12, 2-3pm

November 14, 2-3pm

January 9, 2-3pm

March 12, 2-3pm

May 14, 2-3pm.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Agenda and materials will be available on the website 2 weeks ahead of the meeting. Any questions or concerns, please reach out to Brynn Comeaux.


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May 30, 2019 | Category: News

Program Coordinator contractor sought

FPAC is hiring a part-time contractor to provide support to a grant funded project focused on healthy food policy and food system convening. The coordinator will assist with scheduling, facilitating meetings, outreach, process and outcome evaluation and other duties as agreed upon.

Program work includes farm to early childcare education center programming, local and state policy engagement, FPAC operations (focused mainly on working groups and membership communications), and o…

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Mar 14, 2019 | Category: News

Policy Alert: SNAP Time Limits Waiver

More information can be found here.

Thank you to our partners at Louisiana Budget Project for this information. 

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Jan 18, 2019 | Category: News

Information on SNAP funding during shutdown

The partial government shutdown is affecting SNAP recipients in February and possibly beyond. 


 snap dcfs jan 2019

 This information provided by FPAC member, Louisiana Budget Project. 

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Jan 18, 2019 | Category: News

Food Bank and Emergency Feeding Program shutdown resources

Second Harvest is directing furloughed federal workers with immediate food needs to call 1-855-392-9338 to be referred to a pantry near them. For assistance with both food and other expenses, such as utility bills or rent, individuals can call 211.


There are a number of pantries, open near locations with a high concentration of federal workers (MSY, Belle Chasse Naval Air Station), that are ready to respond. In addition, pop-up pantries are being set-up to assis…

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