The Good Food Purchasing Program transforms the way public institutions purchase food by creating a transparent and equitable food system built on five core values: local economies, health, valued workforce, animal welfare, and environmental sustainability. The Center for Good Food Purchasing provides a comprehensive set of tools, technical support, and verification system to assist institutions in meeting their Program goals and commitments.
In 2020, as more light was shed on the deep-seated problems in our food system, public awareness grew about how the system was failing to meet our needs. The Good Food Purchasing Program: A Roadmap for the Post-Pandemic Food System We Need looks toward the future, to what is possible over the next ten years if we act boldly, together, with our values and imagination as our guide.
Honoring Our 2020 Good Food Heroes: The Essential Workers of the Food System Food Day has always been a time for reflection and appreciation; it is a time to recognize and celebrate our outstanding [...]
City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Ettman, SPUR email@example.com San Francisco, Calif. (August 21, 2020) — The City and County [...]
Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sara Wacker, APR (858) 945-1104 Sara@SaraWackerAPR.com Escondido, Calif. (June 25, [...]
Black Lives Matter: Statement of Solidarity The Center for Good Food Purchasing We cannot transform the food system without dismantling racism. Along with millions across the country and around the world, [...]
“We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.” —Gwendolyn Brooks This is a time like no other. We find ourselves experiencing an unprecedented scale of disruption [...]
Local, Grass-fed Beef Coming to AISD Cafeterias Russell Falcon KXAN The Austin Independent School District announced on Thursday that local, grass-fed beef is coming to its cafeterias. The district says [...]