Oct 2, 2019 | Category: News

October is Farm to School Month

Join the celebration in Louisiana with LSU Ag Center and Market Umbrella who lead the statewide Farm to School movement. The Louisiana Farm to School Program will host the annual Louisiana Farm to School Conference on October 23, 2019 at the Pennington Biomedical Conference Center. A special Meet the Buyer, Greet the Grower event will kick off the conference on the evening of October 22 to provide farmers and school nutrition staff the opportunity to network and identify opportun…

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Sep 17, 2019 | Category: News

FPAC September 2019 meeting notes and updates

Detailed notes from the meeting can be found here

Policy Updates
FPAC to meet with Governance committee and then on Council agenda in October to renew relationship as official advisory body on food to New Orleans City Council
Small Box Diversity Study has passed through CPC and will be discussed at the next City Council meetin…

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Sep 6, 2019 | Category: News

Growing Local Collaborative selected for Inaugural Gamechangers Lab

RFC was chosen through a competitive application process with food collaboratives nationwide, alongside 2 other teams wrestling with food access dilemmas, and will be given 6 months of intensive technical assistance through a 6 phase design process that will enable the teams to design new strategies for tackling food insecurity through community-based food systems. 

"The Gamechangers Laboratory aims to catalyze breakthrough ideas, new approaches, and innovations for …

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Jul 9, 2019 | Category: News

New FPAC season meetings scheduled

All meetings will be held bi-monthly on the second Thursday from 2-3pm. 

September 12, 2-3pm, Liberty's Kitchen

November 14, 2-3pm, Icehouse (2803 St. Philip St.)

January 9, 2-3pm

March 12, 2-3pm

May 14, 2-3pm.

All meetings are free and open to the public. Agenda and materials will be available on the website 2 weeks ahead of the meeting. A…

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May 30, 2019 | Category: News

Program Coordinator contractor sought

FPAC is hiring a part-time contractor to provide support to a grant funded project focused on healthy food policy and food system convening. The coordinator will assist with scheduling, facilitating meetings, outreach, process and outcome evaluation and other duties as agreed upon.

Program work includes farm to early childcare education center programming, local and state policy engagement, FPAC operations (focused mainly on working groups and membership communications), and o…

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