Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Community Planning and Development (CPD)


Community Planning and Development


Food Insecurity, Cumberland County, Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, USM Aging Initiative, Health and Wellness, Policy


In 2010, Mapping Food Insecurity’s Project Director (PD) participated in “The Campaign to Promote Food Security in Cumberland County, Maine.” The Campaign drew together a 60 member coalition to address rapidly increasing food insecurity challenges in the county. It produced a report with a series of recommendations grouped under six strategic community goals. One of the recommendations called for the use of ‘mapping and connectivity software to determine location of vulnerable populations and services in order to plan best future delivery and use of food access services in Cumberland County



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