The Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council facilitates the development of responsible policies that improve access for all Philadelphia residents to culturally appropriate, nutritionally sound, and affordable food that is grown locally through environmentally sustainable practices.

FPAC Appointed Members and Supporters- Feb. 4th, 2015


FPAC is hiring an Coordinator through AmeriCorps VISTA!

We are seeking a Food Policy Advisory Council Coordinator to serve with FPAC from July 2015 to July 2016 at the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. The FPAC Coordinator is responsible for coordinating FPAC projects and working with FPAC members to drive the Council’s work forward. The Coordinator will also be a member of the SERVE Philadelphia VISTA Corps administered through the Mayor’s Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteer Service.

Click here for a detailed job description and information on how to apply.


 A Philadelphia Food Policy Road Map

The Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council released its food policy platform, A Philadelphia Food Policy Road Map, on Sunday, April 12th at the Philadelphia Food Policy and the Next Mayor Forum. The platform is a guide for the next Administration to help support a healthy, fair Philadelphia food system. The platform covers:

  • 20 facts about the Philadelphia food system;
  • 10 challenges and opportunities facing the Philadelphia food system; and
  • Recommendations to support the food system and improve the health of all Philadelphians.

Click on the thumbnail below to check it out!

Food Policy Platform