ESU Health Studies Students Take Part in Fresh Food Farmacy

Posted by: Elizabeth Richardson on November 2, 2018, No Comments

East Stroudsburg University students will volunteer at a presentation about Geisinger’s Fresh Food Farmacy on Thursday, November 8 at ESU’s Innovation Center from 5-6:30 p.m.

The Fresh Food Farmacy is part of Geisinger’s innovative disease management program which targets individuals who are both diabetic and food insecure by combining education, support and access to healthy foods to improve health and reduce healthcare costs.

Public health students will work with the Pocono Mountains Hunger Coalition and the United Way of Monroe County to help coordinate the event. Organizer Christina Brecht, Instructor of Health Studies, emphasized the collaborative nature of the event which will bring together key stakeholders to address this important health problem our community. The Fresh Food Farmacy is open to the public at no cost, but registration is recommended.

Register at www.freshfoodfarmacy.eventbrite.com.


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