Food Policy Council

Engage in local and statewide policies that support just, sustainable food systems.

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Catalyzing a shift towards Whole-sum food

Food Systems assessment 2020 Resource Guide

The Nevada County Food Policy Council (NCFPC) is a collaboration of 55+ agencies, organizations, businesses and individuals working to ensure that Whole-sum food: (local and community-based, fair, ecologically sound and humane) is available to everyone. The NCFPC recently published a comprehensive assessment on current food system challenges and strengths (left) and a summary of current efforts being made to support more Whole-Sum food (right).

Nevada County Food Policy Council Members

Ag Advisory Commission, Banner Guild, Bear Yuba Land Trust, BriarPatch Food Co-op, Dinner Bell Farm, Early Bird Farm, Interfaith Food Ministry, Johansen Ranch, Mountain Bounty Farm, Nevada County Agriculture Department, Nevada County Grown, Nevada County Public Health Department, Sierra Harvest, Piece of My Heart Kitchen,  Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Tahoe Food Hub, UC Cooperative Extension, plus individuals.

Take action for 20% by 2025

Is 20% or more of your food local, organic, or homegrown? Join with dozens who are taking the 20% by 2025 challenge to make sure that 20% of the food we eat in Nevada County is Whole-sum by 2025.

For more info about the Whole-sum challenge contact Miriam Limov at fpc@sierraharvest.org

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Join the Nevada County Food Policy Council

Get involved and help ensure that Whole-sum food: (local and community-based, fair, ecologically sound and humane) is available to everyone.
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THE CALIFORNIA FOOD POLICY COUNCIL

Read the California Food Policy Council’s Report on Food and Farming in California and see our Scorecard to learn how your state representatives are doing on food issues. The California Food Policy Council (CAFPC) is made up of nearly 1,000 community based and statewide organizations who are all working for healthy, equitable and sustainable food systems.