Tag: Regional Food Policy Council (RFPC)

REGIONAL FOOD POLICY COUNCIL THIRD YEAR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

November 12th, 2013

The Regional Food Policy Council (RFPC), which is housed at the Puget Sound Regional Council and which I sponsored and Chair, has now completed its third year of work. During this year, the RFPC issued five ‘policy blueprints’ designed to help local governments advance local food work, organized a Food Economy Summit, completed reports on […]

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FOOD WORK 2013

February 26th, 2013

In 2012 my office began a new phase of our work on the Local Food Action Initiative (LFAI). We have completed many of the key initial land use and funding actions identified in the LFAI, and have made major progress in creating secure institutional homes for continued work on food policy. Seattle now has a […]

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REGIONAL FOOD POLICY COUNCIL SECOND YEAR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

October 24th, 2012

The Regional Food Policy Council (RFPC) is housed at the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC), the principal regional planning entity covering King, Snohomish, Pierce, and Kitsap Counties.  I led the effort to create the RFPC, and now serve as its Chair.  The RFPC first met in September 2010, and we have now completed our second […]

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FOOD POLICY COUNCIL SETS 2012 STRATEGY

February 21st, 2012

  At its February 10 meeting, the Regional Food Policy Council (RFPC) agreed to the recommendations of its Steering Committee for an action agenda for 2012.  The RFPC, which is entering its second year, worked during its first year to define its mission and scope of work and to understand the way in which the […]

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FOOD POLICY COUNCIL AND URBAN AG FORUM

September 28th, 2011

Local food initiatives continue to flourish in both the public and private sectors!

Creating public policy

This month marks the one-year anniversary for the Regional Food Policy Council (RFPC), our unique approach to developing a coordinated strategy to promote public policy supporting local, healthy food in our region. The RFPC is organized under the Puget Sound Regional Council (the four-county planning group for the Seattle metropolitan area), and includes some 30 representatives of government, business, labor, farm, and public interest groups.

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