How we can increase everyone's access to quality foods

How we can increase everyone's access to quality foods

By HealthConnect Fellow Aubrey Alvarez, Executive Director of Eat Greater Des Moines

In this podcast with HealthConnect Fellow Mike Armstrong, Aubrey shares her personal journey into the role of improving central Iowa's food system. You'll discover: 

  • Why Aubrey considers herself an accidental co-founder.
  • How the food system works, how everyone can engage, and what Eat Greater Des Moines is doing to make sure everyone has access to quality food. 
  • Common food recovery misconceptions
  • How Aubrey's fellowship project will bring transparency to food recovery efforts to help shift the conditions that are holding communities back by allowing everyone to see where food is in their community and think more broadly about where it could go.

Listen to the podcast here.