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Natural Awakenings Richmond

2024 Virginia Food Is Medicine Summit

Mar 01, 2024 12:05AM ● By Catherine Atienza

The 2024 Virginia Food is Medicine Summit on March 20 and 21 at the Omni Richmond Hotel will address issues surrounding food insecurity and its impact on long-term health outcomes. A diverse array of speakers and participants representing different sectors and communities will discuss strategies for screening, referring and addressing health-related social needs, overcoming barriers to access nutritious food and fostering collaboration to improve population health.

Key themes include leveraging health policy for sustainable solutions, establishing trust and feedback mechanisms with program participants and advancing the Healthy Pantry movement. The intersection of Food is Medicine and regional food systems will be explored to foster a holistic approach to health and nutrition.

Cost is $75. Location: 100 S. 12th St., Richmond. Get tickets by Mar. 8 at For more information, email [email protected].