Hello FPAC supporters, food advocates, and curious visitors,
Welcome to the Food Policy Advisory Council Blog! The FPAC is a body appointed by Mayor Nutter to advise the City on policies that can improve Philadelphia’s food system. The Council currently has four sub-committees working on issue areas: Anti-Hunger, Local Food Procurement, Vacant Land, and Zero Waste. The FPAC also has two operational sub-committees, Governance and Membership, and Communications and Outreach (whose work has resulted in the revival of this blog).
We’re excited to announce that the FPAC has committed to blogging regularly in 2014. FPAC appointed members and participants will post content here twice a month, and the blog will also include bimonthly sub-committee updates from the FPAC newsletter.
The content of the posts will vary widely, but expect to read about food policy, sub-committee project updates, exciting progress being made in food systems in Philly, event information, and more. We encourage you to check back often, because you never know what might be coming next! We announce new blog posts on the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of Sustainability Greenworks Facebook page, and the Greenworks Twitter account using the hashtag #phillyFPAC. If you would like bimonthly FPAC updates sent directly to you, please sign up for our newsletter by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for reading,
Communications and Outreach Sub-committee Chair