In an interview with the Intersection Magazine, IPHI’s Program Associate Heaven Jordan discusses innovative strategies to tackle food waste and support local communities in Prince George’s County.
The Prince George’s Food Equity Council hasn’t always done the job that it is doing now (connecting communities to organizations that provide them with food). Heaven Jordan, the program associate at The Prince George’s County Equity Council, said initially the organization was focused on policy. But when the Covid-19 pandemic storm slowly infected people – causing death, businesses to shut down in the county, and increasing poverty– they jumped in, helping other communities provide healthy food options to residents living in food-insecure neighborhoods.
Read the full interview: Redirecting Food Waste in Prince George’s County