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.
Equity in Our Food System Community Commons The inequities that exist in our food system are unacceptable, and a failure to act now passes those health, economic, and environmental injustices onto [...]
Enhancing California’s Specialty Crops Mirage News The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program has awarded $450,000 to researchers in the UC Davis Center for Precision [...]
Free E-Book Published Today— "Resilience Matters: Reimagining the Future in a Tumultuous Year" Island Press A free e-book showcases sustainable, equitable solutions by environmental thought leaders and activists. WASHINGTON, DC, [...]
With new food contract on the line for vendors, pressure mounts on UF administrators Danielle Ivanov The Gainesville Sun For years, University of Florida students and agricultural coalitions have been [...]