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Thanking Our Funders!
The Oakland Food Policy Coucil would like to express our deepest gratitude to our funders. Without their amazing support, we would not be able to continue our work!
Alameda County Health Department
The San Francisco Foundation
Y&H Soda Foundation
Cutting Through the Red Tape: A Resource Guide for Food Policy Practitioners and Organizers (click here)
Transforming the Oakland Food System: A Plan for Action (click here)
Food Policy Councils: Lessons Learned (click here)
Model Food Systems Policy Tools for Local Communities (click here)
Cultivating the Commons (click here)
The OFPC promotes an equitable and sustainable food system in Oakland, California. Learn more about food policy councils and why Oakland needs one.
What is a food policy council? A food policy council is an organization that studies the food system in its local area, then makes recommendations...read more.
What is a food system? The term "food system" is used to describe all the activities involved in producing, processing, transporting, storing, selling, and eating food...read more.
Why does Oakland need a food policy council? Oakland needs a food policy council to bring together the many stakeholders in Oakland's food system, then help build...read more.
What do we know about Oakland's food system? The Oakland food system does not currently serve all of Oakland's neighborhoods equally well...read more.
The OFPC is incubated at Food First / Institute for Food and Development Policy. The work of the OFPC is made possible by funding and in-kind donations from: