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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, June 17, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

*6:00pm Pre-meeting Presentation and Meal: Learn more about Haskell Indian Nations University’s Food Recovery Effort, which was recognized earlier this year by the Environmental Protection Agency.


Food For Thought for Today’s Meeting:

“I raise up my voice — not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard… We cannot succeed when half of us are held back." – Malala Yousafzai, Activist for Female Education and Nobel Prize Laureate.

  1. Action Item: Administrative Items
    • Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    • Approval of May meeting minutes
    • Member vacancies
    • Letter of Support: Lawrence Farmers Market applying for a USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program grant to fund select recommended actions of the SCALE Report for Douglas County Farmers Markets.
    • Working Group partnership with Sustainability Advisory Board subcommittees.
    • Budget overview and requests
      1. Fall Community Food Policy Forum ($7,399 – total, FPC $3,018; KAW $4,381)
  2. Public Comment
  3. Staff Report
  4. Presentation and Discussion: Community Health Plan and Health Equity Report (Sarah Hartsig and Sonia Jordan)
  5. Discussion Item: Working Groups discuss their Food System Plan goals and health equity
  6. Report out: KC Food Policy Coalition luncheon (Sarah Hartsig)
  7. Future Agenda Items
    • FPC Social and 2-year Food System Plan Celebration (July)
    • Kansas Leadership Center exercise (August)
  8. Key Takeaways Review
  9. Member Updates
    • Pendleton's Country Market and tornado damage
  10. Adjourn


**Next Meeting: Monday July 15, 2019 at Fields & Ivy (new brewery) 23rd St. and Haskell at 6:30pm

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Meeting Location: 
Haskell Indian Nations University
Street Address: 
155 Indian Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046