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Enhancing Food Security for Military Families with Cooperative Extension

July 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT


About This Webinar:

The Cooperative Extension System (CES) is a national network with immense capacity for enhancing food security amongst military families. This webinar introduces programs and resources on food, food security, and community nutrition available through CES and invites service providers to explore collaborative opportunities in these areas.

Participants will:

  • Learn about CES national and regional programs and management practices regarding food, food security, and community nutrition.
  • Learn about CES and land grant applied research in the food security arena.
  • Gain awareness of existing food security and community nutrition partnerships between cooperative extension and DoD installations and the possibilities for forging these alliances in their own communities.

Food Security in Focus

Take advantage of OneOp’s Food Security in Focus collection, offering live and on-demand programming related to food security.

Among our nation’s active-duty service members and their families, an estimated 24 percent are food insecure. Food insecurity adversely impacts racial/ethnic minority populations, lower-income populations, and rural and remote populations. Additionally, a rise in economic insecurity throughout the Covid-19 pandemic has contributed to increased food insecurity in vulnerable populations. Join OneOp as we focus on expanding food security for the military family and mobilizing family service professionals at federal, state, and local levels to work together on this issue.

Food Security in Focus


Dr. Keith G. Tidball is the Assistant Director of Environment and Natural Resources for Cornell Cooperative Extension. He also leads OneOp’s Community Capacity Building efforts as principle investigator.

Moira (Mo) Tidball, MS is the Nutrition Issue Leader for Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) in Seneca County.  She holds a Master’s degree in Community Nutrition and received classic culinary training while obtaining an undergraduate degree from Boston University’s School of Hospitality Management. Before working with Seneca CCE, Moira was the Director of Nutrition Programs for the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, DC.  She is passionate about producing, preparing, and sharing the goodness of local foods. Through CCE, she has been conducting nutrition education in Seneca County Schools for over fourteen years with a focus on Farm to School (F2S) for the past eight.  She has coordinated SNAP-Education programming and the Farmers Market Nutrition Program and is a certified Master Food Preserver.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Continuing Education

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) and Nutrition Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTR): This program has been approved for 1.5 CPEU from the Commission on Dietetic Registration for RDNs and NDTRs.
  • Certificate of attendance available

Event Materials

Webinar Slides | PDF

Webinar Resources

Guide: Cooperative Extension System and Military Collaborations in Family Support


Cover image: Adobe Stock Images / kucherav


July 25, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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On-Demand Webinars
Continuing Education Credits Available
Food Security in Focus
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Webinar ID: 853 6849 6868
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