About the Podcast:

This episode is proof that food insecurity exists in America. Join TEDx speaker and founder of The Food Dignity Project Clancy Cash Harrison as she shares the reality behind not having enough.

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The United States Department of Agriculture’s definition of “food Insecurity”

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Her #1 tip to improve access to healthy food:

Review the various definitions of food insecurity from the United States Department of Agriculture here. In this episode, Clancy gives real-life examples for each of these definitions.

About Clancy Harrison:

As a registered dietitian, TEDx speaker, international speaker, and author, Clancy Harrison challenges the way food insecurity is approached in the US. Her mission to demolish the stigma around healthy food access places her on the cutting edge of advocacy.  

Clancy is the founder of the Food Dignity® Project, a strategic program for leaders who want to shift how they approach nutrition outreach by making healthy food access a priority. She transforms the lives of thousands of people through her work with corporations, non-profit organizations, and universities.

 Currently, Clancy is an advisory board member for the Pennsylvania American Academy of Pediatrics Food Insecurity EPIC program, Ambassador of the National Dairy Council, and the President of the Al Beech West Side Food Pantry.  Since the onset of COVID-19 Clancy has distributed nearly 1 million meals in her community to improve access to healthy food through effective collaborations.

Discussion Takeaways:

  • We have a group of people in the United States who have food but are not able to get enough nutrient-dense foods. This is a form of food insecurity.

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