Advocacy Day Focuses on Nutrition Education and Research in the Farm Bill

04/24/2018 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosted an advocacy day to encourage the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives to support nutrition education and research programs in the farm bill. Registered dietitian nutritionists, nutrition researchers and nutrition educators visited congressional offices to inform policymakers about the importance of nutrition education and research programs in the farm bill.

The Academy partnered with the American Society for Nutrition, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior and The Food Trust for the farm bill advocacy day.

Learn more about Academy's support for Farm Bill programs.