Food is Medicine Work Group

The Connecticut Food is Medicine Work Group of the Human Services Committee has been tasked to discuss ways to improve health outcomes for needy individuals and families through nutritional assistance. The group is focused on, but not be limited to, establishing incentives for recipients of supplemental nutrition assistance to purchase more fresh fruit and vegetables and encouraging more farmers' markets to participate in nutritional assistance programs.


Food is Medicine
  • c/o Human Services Committee
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 2000
  • Hartford, CT 06106-1591
  •   (860) 240‑0492
  •   (860) 240‑0198
  •   Chandra Persaud
  Membership List


To watch recordings of the Food is Medicine meetings, please visit the Human Services Youtube Page.