OVERVIEW    • Background    • Timeline    • Mission    • Structure    • Food Policy Priorities & Action Plans
LAFPC TIMELINE   • 1996 to 1999- Food Security & Hunger Partnership   • September 2009- Mayor announces Los Angeles     Fo...
WHAT IS GOOD FOOD? Healthy                FairAffordable           Sustainable
MISSION     The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is a collaborative   network working to make Southern California a Good Fo...
OUR STRUCTURE
LAFPC WORKING GROUPS                           Los Angeles Regional                            Good Food System  • 140 div...
FOOD POLICY PRIORITIES &ACTION PLANS
Action Area 1: A Good Food Economy    • Regional Food Hub    • Los Angeles Regional Foodshed      Assessment    • Food sys...
Action Area 2: Street Food    • Street vendor focus groups       – Issues, needs, and opportunities    • Support pilot pro...
Action Area 3: Build a Market for Good Food   • Good Food purchasing policies     – City and county government     – Schoo...
Action Area 4: Improve Food Security and Nutrition     • Expanded CalFresh enrollment        – Resource coordination acros...
Action Area 5: Good Food Retail in UnderservedNeighborhoods     • Support FreshWorks Fund/CHFFI     • Support Community Ma...
Action Area 6: Grow Good Food    • Survey Urban Farms/Community Gardens      – Technical assistance needs      – Urban Ag ...
Action Area 7: Education & Outreach    • Good Food resource hub website    • Mayor’s Good Food Day of Service    • Food Sy...
Recommendations Completed or Underway   •   Funding for FPC coordinator   •   LAFPC established   •   Land analysis for co...
Visit us: goodfoodla.org        Alexa Delwiche    Food Policy Coordinator  alexa.delwiche@gmail.com         323.341.7716
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Urban Food Policy Strategies: Los Angeles - PowerPoint Presentation

  1. 1. OVERVIEW • Background • Timeline • Mission • Structure • Food Policy Priorities & Action Plans
  2. 2. LAFPC TIMELINE • 1996 to 1999- Food Security & Hunger Partnership • September 2009- Mayor announces Los Angeles Food Policy Task Force (LAFPTF) • November 2009- 20 member LAFPTF convenes • July 2010- LAFPTF Presents Good Food for All Agenda to Mayor • October 2010- “Good Food for All Agenda” Launch at Taste of the LA Foodshed Celebration • January 2011- 34 member Los Angeles Food Policy Council convenes • February 2011- First LAFPC Working Group meeting
  3. 3. WHAT IS GOOD FOOD? Healthy FairAffordable Sustainable
  4. 4. MISSION The Los Angeles Food Policy Council is a collaborative network working to make Southern California a Good Food region for everyone- where food is healthy, affordable fair, and sustainable. Image by Juliette Bellocq, Handbuilt.com
  5. 5. OUR STRUCTURE
  6. 6. LAFPC WORKING GROUPS Los Angeles Regional Good Food System • 140 diverse stakeholders • 90 organizations • 7 (soon to be 8) working groups
  7. 7. FOOD POLICY PRIORITIES &ACTION PLANS
  8. 8. Action Area 1: A Good Food Economy • Regional Food Hub • Los Angeles Regional Foodshed Assessment • Food system code/regulatory review
  9. 9. Action Area 2: Street Food • Street vendor focus groups – Issues, needs, and opportunities • Support pilot projects across county – South LA (Department of Public Health) – Boyle Heights – MacArthur Park • Host street vending festival
  10. 10. Action Area 3: Build a Market for Good Food • Good Food purchasing policies – City and county government – Schools – Green Business Certification for Restaurants • Improve the school food environment – 2011-2012 LAUSD menu changes – Breakfast in the Classroom
  11. 11. Action Area 4: Improve Food Security and Nutrition • Expanded CalFresh enrollment – Resource coordination across programs and services – Outreach and awareness • Farmers’ Markets – EBT Machines – Veggie Vouchers – Land Use Protections • Monitor City’s Surplus Food Ordinance
  12. 12. Action Area 5: Good Food Retail in UnderservedNeighborhoods • Support FreshWorks Fund/CHFFI • Support Community Market Conversion Program – Develop nuts and bolts toolkit for Good Food mom and pops. • Host public forum on co-op development • Zoning for health
  13. 13. Action Area 6: Grow Good Food • Survey Urban Farms/Community Gardens – Technical assistance needs – Urban Ag enterprise profiles – Yield and water use data • Evaluate & Update Land Access Regulations • Update Community Garden Guidebook
  14. 14. Action Area 7: Education & Outreach • Good Food resource hub website • Mayor’s Good Food Day of Service • Food System speakers series (radio, online, in person) • “LA Food Kullections” mobile app
  15. 15. Recommendations Completed or Underway • Funding for FPC coordinator • LAFPC established • Land analysis for community gardens • Funding for Regional Food Hub Feasibility Study • School food pilot program proposal for Mayor’s Partnership Schools • City/County/LAUSD/Regional Food Bank/CFPA/LAFPC- Food Stamp outreach and enrollment program proposal • UCLA Food System Workers Study • Farmers’ market managers meetings (EBT, incentives, zero waste, land use) • Good food procurement summit (County, City of LA, school districts) • Green Business Certification for Restaurants • LAUSD RFP- Local sourcing/social responsibility incorporated • Public engagement website
  16. 16. Visit us: goodfoodla.org Alexa Delwiche Food Policy Coordinator alexa.delwiche@gmail.com 323.341.7716

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