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Audrey Rowe and the USDA hope to make healthy foods more readily available throughout Virginia

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Posted at 11:57 AM, Jan 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-14 11:57:20-05

RICHMOND, Va - Audrey Rowe, Administrator for the USDA Food and Nutrition Service, stopped by our studio to share some events she will be hosting to help increase access to healthy foods in Richmond and throughout Virginia. The highlight of her trip is the grand opening of Richmond’s 31st Street Baptist Church Farmers Market on January 15th. Audrey will also be leading a roundtable discussion with federal, state, and local organizations, as well as Richmond area schools to help connect them with USDA programs such as the Summer Food Service Program and the Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act. For more information visit online at www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=STRIKE_FORCE and www.whyhunger.org/findfood.