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Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council Seeks New Members

The City of Portland and Multnomah County seek interested community members to serve two-year terms on the Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council. Those interested in being considered for a January 2012 appointment should complete an application and submit it by October 21.  

The Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council provides policy advice to local governments on food-related matters that impact land use, health, the environment, jobs, access, and other relevant issues. 

Priorities for 2012 are expected to include:

  • the availability of healthy, affordable food to all residents;
  • food justice;
  • urban food production and distribution/land use policies;
  • expanding the networking role of the Council;
  • the capacity of local communities to engage in healthy food practices; and
  • food system strategic planning.