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.

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IMPACT REPORT

Announcing the launch of The Good Food Purchasing Program: Toward a Good Food Future, a multimedia report providing an overview of our shared vision and an introduction to how the Program works. The report also highlights many of the accomplishments and innovations of our partners—institutions, coalitions, policy champions, national partners, good food suppliers, and funders—who have been part of this growing movement over the past eight years.
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GOOD FOOD HEROES

The Center for Good Food Purchasing is pleased to celebrate Food Day with our recognition of our Good Food Heroes. This year we honor a Good Food Institutional Partner, a Good Food Local Partner, a Good Food Policy Hero, and a Good Food Value Chain Hero.
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GREATER CINCINNATI GOOD FOOD COALITION
GREATER CINCINNATI GOOD FOOD COALITIONGood Food Local Hero
AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
AUSTIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICTGood Food Institutional Hero
BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR MICHELLE WU
BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR MICHELLE WUGood Food Policy Hero
DC CENTRAL KITCHEN
DC CENTRAL KITCHENGood Food Value Chain Hero

FIRST-EVER FIVE STAR RATING AWARDED

Boulder Valley School District’s School Food Project was awarded our first-ever five star Good Food Provider rating following a baseline assessment of its institutional procurement practices.
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THE POWER OF PROCUREMENT

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Black Lives Matter: Statement of Solidarity

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, [...]

Covid-19 Statement of Support

“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 [...]

Announcing our 2019 Good Food Heroes

Each year on Food Day, the Center for Good Food Purchasing recognizes exemplary leadership of Good Food Heroes: individuals or organizations with significant accomplishments related to  the Good Food Purchasing Program in the past [...]

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