The Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council mission is to advance a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system for all within Greater Cincinnati’s ten-county region through policy, systems, and environment change.
Learn more about the Food Policy Council working groups, action plan, and current and past projects here.
We alternate monthly between full council meetings and working group meetings.
There are four working groups:
The "Land Use and Production" and "Planning, Assessment and Zoning" groups meet together on the following Mondays from 1:00-2:30 pm: 2/11, 4/8, 6/10, 8/12, 10/7
Current projects include:
Urban Ag Zoning
The director and members of the council have been advising an inter-departmental committee on proposed changes. A draft proposal should be available for review in Fall 2018 and the Council is arranging community outreach to educate neighborhoods on the potential ordinance
Susan Jorgensen has been hired as the Share Table Ambassador in our region to promote share tables to schools and create community and regulator connections as needed for their successful implementation.
We are partnering with Hamilton Co Recycling and Solid Waste District to establish a Smart Kitchens program where we help offset the cost of adopting a waste tracking and reduction software such as LeanPath. Save the Food Fellows are helping to recruit kitchens and coordinate implementation of the technologies and food recovery apps.
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