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E.g., 03/21/2019
E.g., 03/21/2019

Johnson County has a generally affluent population yet food waste and food insecurity are problems here. According to a study from The Food Policy Council of Johnson County, food waste here is estimated at about 1.6 million pounds annually, valued at approximately  million. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity. 

Join Johnson County Library to examine the issues of hunger. We'll be screening two documentaries, Wasted: the Story of Food Waste,...

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Johnson County has a generally affluent population yet food waste and food insecurity are problems here. According to a study from The Food Policy Council of Johnson County, food waste here is estimated at about 1.6 million pounds annually, valued at approximately  million. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity. 

Join Johnson County Library to examine the issues of hunger. We'll be screening two documentaries, Wasted: the Story of Food Waste,...

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Meet one of the Overland Park Police Department's very own K-9 officers and their human partner. You'll learn about the day-to-day challenges a police officer and their dog face to serve the community. There will be plenty of time to ask questions about dogs working in the police force and the job of a dog handler. A live animal will be present at this event. Best for ages 5-12. Space is limited for this popular program; register online or call 913-826-4600.

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Discover what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Representatives and Senators with constituents in Johnson County will discuss the new legislative session, followed by Q&A. You bring the questions, we provide the coffee and doughnuts.

Panelists will include:

  • Representative Cindy Neighbor, District 18
  • Representative Owen Donohoe​, District 39
  • Representative Tom Cox, District 17 

All Kansas Senators and Representatives with constituents in Johnson County are invited to participate in our Legislative Coffee events.

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Carmack Community Room

Johnson County has a generally affluent population yet food waste and food insecurity are problems here. According to a study from The Food Policy Council of Johnson County, food waste here is estimated at about 1.6 million pounds annually. During the past five years it has been estimated that 11.6 percent of Johnson County households experienced some kind of food insecurity.

Presented with the Food Policy Council of Johnson County.

Stories of Food Open House • 11 am...

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Our food choices affect health and pocket book, but also the health of our community and planet. Sustainable diets meet present needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs. This program discusses healthy, nutritious and affordable options for better health. You'll see examples of ways to buy local/regional foods and get tips on stretching food dollars. You'll also learn some strategies to help reduce food waste. 

Presented by Crystal Futrell, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension.

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Our 1,000 members help make Johnson County Library one of the best libraries in the country. We are a community of Library users and supporters who advocate for Libraries, sell used books to raise funds and volunteer in every Library program and workspace. Our monthly meetings are open to the public. Please join us and consider becoming a Friend!

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Carmack Community Room

The Johnson County Library Board are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.

For more information, visit our Library Board's page.

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Discover what's percolating in the Kansas Legislature. Representatives and Senators with constituents in Johnson County will discuss the new legislative session, followed by Q&A. You bring the questions, we provide the coffee and doughnuts. 

Panelists will include:

  • Senator Dinah Sykes, District 21
  • Representative Stephanie Clayton, District 19
  • Representative Jan Kessinger, District 20
  • Representative Nancy Lusk, District 22
  • Representative Jarrod Ousley, District 24
  • Representative Willie Dove, District 38

All...

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Conversation allows people to better understand different viewpoints and to build a stronger community. Gather with us to break bread and discuss Food Insecurity in Johnson County. We provide the conversation starters - and the bread - and you provide the conversation. All are welcome at this drop-in discussion. Food and drink are provided.

See all of our coming food, food budgeting, and food insecurity-related...

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