POLICY CHANGE FOR GOOD FOOD + LOCAL ECONOMIES

 

Calling out to Chicago urban farmers!

We need your help in updating the City's licenses and permits for urban agriculture. If you have needed to work with the City to get a license and permit for your operation, we want to know what issues you may have had. Please fill out this survey!

 

JOIN THE HIVE MIND

 

PASS A GOOD FOOD PURCHASING POLICY

 

OUR VISION FOR CHICAGO

OUR MISSION

The Chicago Food Policy Action Council (CFPAC) facilitates and informs the development of responsible policies that improve access for Chicago residents to culturally appropriate, nutritionally sound and affordable food that is grown using environmentally sustainable practices.

Get Connected

Join the community of people across Chicago working for local, healthy, fair, humane and sustainable food. The CFPAC listserv is open to announcements from all members, so you’ll be sure to get all the latest news on policy work, events, and local buzz.

Join the Listserv

Looking for tools or tech assistance?

Chicago Food Policy Action Council is seeking good ideas about how to support and promote local food production, processing, and distribution. Through a grant from the Community and Regional Food Systems project, we will be able to provide materials and services for selected ideas.

Apply for Innovation Funds

Join a Working Group

Want to plug into urban ag policy work, food access, licensing and permits issues, or organizing to pass a good food purchasing policy here in Chicago? Great. Get in the mix and join a working group!

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