On Thursday, September 17th, the Family Resiliency Center and the Christopher Family Foundation hosted the Food and Family Conference at the University Club of Chicago. Attendees included nutrition professionals, foodbank staff, industry representatives, early care advocates, extension educators, and academics. All were able to hear from some of the nation’s leading experts in human nutrition, obesity research, and child and family health. Attendees learned about new funding opportunities and the latest research on
- the challenges and solutions to promoting healthy eating,
- connecting food and families in positive ways,
- and the challenges of feeding children in a variety of settings.