This year’s Annual Meeting will be held Thursday, April 21 to Friday, April 22 with a Pre-Conference event on Wednesday, April 20.We will be celebrating “Planting Seeds…Growing Strong” at the Red Lion Hotel in Pocatello, Idaho.
Attendees can earn up to 18 CPEs by attending the Pre-Conference and Annual Meeting! For more information visit Eat Right Idaho.
Don’t miss this year’s topics and exciting speakers including
“Addressing Hunger, Nutrition and Health in Idaho through Nutrition and Culinary Education”
Presented by Lisa Mays, RDN, MPH
This session on Wednesday, April 20 will help you understand more about food insecurity in Idaho, its potential effects on your clients, and how organizations in our communities are working together to address hunger and health. We will discuss the challenges with providing healthy foods through assistance programs.
Lisa Mays is the Nutrition Services Manager of the Idaho Foodbank, where she oversees the Cooking Matters, Backpack, Picnic in the Park, and School Pantry programs. She is devoted to providing food-insecure families with nutritious food and the skills they need to make healthier choices. She completed her Master’s in Public Health in a coordinated dietetics program at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where she researched strategies to improve food pantry outreach to low-income persons, as well as associations between retail characteristics and WIC fruit and vegetable voucher redemption. She received a BS in nutrition from North Carolina State University, and worked as the Summer Food Service Coordinator for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina while working towards this degree. Prior to returning to school to pursue a career in public health nutrition, Lisa worked in advertising, marketing, and sales
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