Best of the Bay 2016!


Exciting news!

Oakland Food Policy Council has been selected as the
Best of the Bay 2016 – Best Way to Get Involved in the Oakland Food Scene by East Bay Express!
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Join us in promoting an equitable and sustainable food system! Apply to become a member today! Click here—-> Application Final 2016Want to learn more? Participate in our monthly meetings held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 1000 Broadway, 5th Fl. Oakland.

Mobile Food Vending: Upcoming Community Meeting

Food Truck


When: Thursday, July 28, 2016 from 3:30p to 5:30pm
Where: Cesar Chavez branch library at the Fruitvale Transit Village
(3301 East 12th Street, Suite 271)

The City of Oakland‘s Planning Department will be holding a public meeting on their plans to expand economic development and food access opportunities throughout ‪#‎Oakland‬ through the proposed Mobile Food Vending Ordinance.

Participate in the conversation! *Spanish Language Translation will be provided.*

Oakland Food Policy Council wants the Commission to:

Incentivize healthy food vending

Allow mobile farmers’ markets to vend wherever ice cream trucks are allowed!

Use a culturally appropriate definition of “healthy foods”

Support under-resourced entrepreneurs

Provide one-stop-shop for permits and licenses

Reduce permit fees (other cities have done it!)

Find more info about the proposed Mobile Food Vending Ordinance here: Also, the proposed ordinance has been translated into Spanish and can be viewed here: