2014 Idaho Summit on Hunger

and Food Security

 "Together Nourishing Idaho"


The 2014 Idaho Summit on Hunger and Food Security


Over 250 people attended from 22

counties 49 Idaho cities, 8 states and three tribal


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 Click here for a copy of the
2014 Idaho Hunger Summit Final Report!


Opening Keynote

Dr. Janey Thornton
Deputy Under Secretary for USDA Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services

As Deputy Under Secretary for USDA's Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Dr. Janey Thornton is responsible for improving the health and well-being of all Americans. read more 

 Luncheon Presenter

Hattie Kauffman
Author and News Correspondent

Hattie Kauffman made history as the first Native American journalist to ever file a report on a national network evening news broadcast, and she has over two decades of experience as an on-camera correspondent and news anchor for ABC and CBS. She is a member of the Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho, a speaker and writer. To learn more about Ms. Kauffman, click here to view her website.

Listen to Hattie's September 2nd interview on Public News Service here.





Learn more about each of the six workshop tracks:

1.  Anti-Hunger Advocacy: Strategic Mapping— Idaho Grocery Tax Credit and Your Top Issue; Presenter: Matt Newell-Ching, Bread for the World, Western Region, Portland, OR. (see more...)

2.  Childhood Nutrition: Screen and Intervene; Presenter: Lynn Knox, Screen & Intervene and Charlotte Navarre, Providence Demonstration Project, Portland, OR. (see more...)

      This post-conference event will be offered by early childhood advocacy  
      affiliates on Wednesday and Thursday, October 29 and 30, 2014
Click on the link to learn more about these opportunities. Early Years Conference



3.  Idaho Blueprint to End Hunger: Snapshot of Today - Picture of Tomorrow; Presenters: Kelly Marschall, and Sarah Boxx, Social Entrepreneurs, Inc., Reno, NV. (see more...)

4.  Local Food Systems: Building Partnership to Support Farmers and Improve Access; Presenter: Risa Waldoks, The Food Trust, Philadelphia, PA. (see more...)

5.  Multi-Cultural Food Security: Addressing Disparities and Community Assets; Presenter: Rosalinda Guillen, Executive Director of 'Community to Community Development,' Bellingham, WA. (see more...)

6.  Senior Hunger: Serving Independence; Presenter: Peggy Ingraham, Executive VP and Heather Cosson, Director of Communications, National Foundation to End Senior Hunger (NFESH), Alexandria, VA. (see more...)






Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho

Healthy Eating, Active Living Idaho

Idaho Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic

Idaho Dairy Council

Idaho Hunger Relief Task Force

Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger

McClure Center for Public Policy Research

Monastery of St. Gertrude

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

The Episcopal Church in Idaho

The Idaho Foodbank

University of Idaho Eat Smart Idaho

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

For more information contact: info@idahohunger.org