GusNIP Listening Session | National Institute of Food and Agriculture – National Institute of Food and Agriculture


The Gus Schumacher Vitamin Incentive Program (GusNIP) brings collectively stakeholders from numerous parts of the meals and healthcare methods.  The aggressive grant program portfolio consists of nutrition incentive tasks, produce prescription tasks, and teaching, technical assist, evaluation, And information facilities Which give assist providers to each nutrition incentive and produce prescription tasks.  Vitamin incentive tasks purpose To enhance The acquisition of Vegatables and fruits by low-income consumers collaborating Inside the Supplemental Vitamin Assistance Program (SNAP) by offering incentives On The objective of buy.  Produce prescription tasks purpose To enhance procurement and consumption of Vegatables and fruits, scale again particular person and household meals insecurity, and scale again healthcare utilization and associated prices.  
Nationwide Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), U.S. Division of Agriculture will host a webinar to Take heed to stakeholder feedagain relating to all elements of the Gus Schumacher Vitamin Incentive Program (GusNIP).  The 2018 Farm Invoice accredited This method for fiscal years 2019 by way of 2023 with a progress in program funding from $45 million to $56 million to be appropriated over the 5 years.
Through the webinar, stakeholders might share their feedagain on the aggressive grant program with NIFA recurrentatives.  To accommodate full enter verbal feedagain all by way of the webinar are restricted To three minutes per group.

NIFA Moderator:  William Hoffman

Panelists:  Suzanne Stluka, Deputy Director of The Institute of Food Safety & Vitamin, NIFA; Shoushan (Steve) Zeng, Division Director of Food Safety Inside the Institute of Food Safety & Vitamin, NIFA; Mallory Koenings, Nationwide Program Chief Contained in the Institute of Food Safety & Vitamin, NIFA; Elizabeth Kerling, Senior Grants Administration Specialist, NIFA; Michael Garcia, Program Analyst, USDA Food & Vitamin Service; Marga Ortiz, Retailer Coverage Department Chief, USDA Food & Vitamin Service

Webinar Events:  2:00-3:30-EDT; 1:00-2:30 CDT; 12:00-1:30 MDT; 11:00-12:30 PDT; 10:00-11:30 AKDT; 8:00-9:30 HAST
To register for the webinar and reserve 3 minutes for oral feedagain, click on on the hyperlink under:

In case You are unable to attend the webinar or Want To current written feedagain, please compose an e-mail with “GusNIP Listening Session” As a Outcome of the matter line containing your feedagain by COB on Wednesday, October 27, 2021.  Please tackle the e-mail to Dr. Mallory Koenings, Nationwide Program Chief, at [email protected]

Do You’d like to need An Low price lodging to take part On this meeting, please contact Mr. Ryan Kornegay, Program Specialist, at [email protected] no later than Wednesday October 13, 2021. Embrace “affordable lodging” Inside The matter line. Language entry providers, Similar to interpretation or translation Of important information, Shall be currentd Freed from cost to restricted English proficient people upon request.


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Start Date:

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – 2:00pm

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – 3:30pm


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