Finding Your Place at the Table: The State of Hunger in Massachusetts and the Role of the Registered Dietitian

Presented by: 

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Date & time: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Did you know many families need to decide between paying for housing, utilities or food? This event will include an overview of the latest science related to food insecurity, including its relationship to obesity, cognition and development; and a panel of registered dietitians from local hunger organizations will discuss the role of the registered dietitian in issues related to hunger.


* Provide overview of food insecurity and the state of hunger in MA
* Discuss food insecurity's relationship to obesity, cognition and development
* Learn about organizations and programs that help increase access to healthy foods for low income populations and how registered dietitians are involved
* Identify ways registered dietitians from all backgrounds can get involved in issues related to food insecurity and improve the nutrition status of their clients

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
97 North Hatfield Rd
Hatfield, MA 01038

September 17, 2014

5:30- Registration
5:45-6:30- Tour of the Food Bank facility (broken into groups)
Light dinner/heavy hors d'oeuvres available from 6pm
6:30-8pm- 1.5 hour presentation/panel discussion

Members $20
Non-Members $25
Students $10

RSVP to [email protected]

Please make checks payable to WAMDA and note the program in the memo.

Mail check to:
c/o Rubina Husain
48 Riverside Drive, Unit A
Florence MA 10162

(Maximum Attendees: 40)