Food Policy Council June 17 Agenda

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The Food Policy Council meets next Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM at Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046.

The agenda is below and linked here for your reference.

Questions? Contact Jasmin Moore, Sustainability Director, jasminmoore@douglascountyks.org.

*6:00pm Pre-meeting Presentation and Meal: The Council will meet at 6:00 pm at the Haskell Cafeteria for a meal and pre-meeting presentation. 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.

The business meeting will start at 6:30 pm in the Rose Room

  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