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The Philadelphia Food Policy Advisory Council connects Philadelphians and their local government to create a more just food system. We envision that all Philadelphians can access and afford healthy, sustainable, culturally appropriate, local, and fair food.

 Join us! All FPAC subcommittee meetings, general meetings, and executive sessions are open to the public. Click the icons below to learn more about our subcommittees’ work and sign up for FPAC’s mailing list to receive our monthly newsletter and meeting reminders!

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Next FPAC Executive Session Meeting – November 6

Date: Wednesday, November 6
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Location: Municipal Services Building (MSB) – 1401 JFK Blvd., 16th Floor, Innovation Lab
Agenda:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Greeting to the FPAC Interim Manager
  3. Overview of Community-Centered Shared Vision Process
  4. Subcommittee Speed Dating
  5. Urban Agriculture Plan Kickoff and Discussion
  6. Open Comment

RSVP here.

Equity Consultant Q&A

If your firm is interested in responding to the call for proposals for equity consulting issued by the Office of Sustainability on behalf of FPAC, please review the responses to questions received about this opportunity.

FPAC Releases Guide to Fair Labor for Good Food Businesses

The Workforce & Economic Development subcommittee is pleased to announce the publication of the Guide to Fair Labor for Good Food Businesses, a manual the subcommittee created to help employers contribute to building a stronger regional economy and a just food system. The guide contains information about free and low-cost resources that support fair wages and scheduling, improved health and safety, better employee benefits, fostering an open workplace culture, and selecting fair suppliers and subcontractors. We see these measures as a first step toward changing the culture of the food industry and helping more Philadelphians realize their career potential in the food sector. Check it out here!

Hosting an event? The 2018 Good Food Caterer Guide has got you covered!

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In August, the Good Food Procurement subcommittee released the 2018 Good Food Caterer Guide. 16 more caterers were added to the list! See if your favorite caterer made the cut. 

Whether its for a working lunch or community event, use the guide to find some ‘good food’ for your guests! Want to help promote the guide? Share the printable booklet with your friends and officemates.

The Good Food Procurement Subcommittee developed the guide to help consumers find businesses offering food that meets at least two of the four ‘good food’ values: healthy, fair, sustainably-sourced, and locally-owned.

Reach out to fpac@phila.gov to learn more about adding businesses to this list.