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Honoring Our 2020 Good Food Heroes: The Essential Workers of the Food System

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 community partners who commit themselves to building equitable and sustainable food systems. It was started decades ago as a way to raise awareness about the [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|Comments Off on Honoring Our 2020 Good Food Heroes: The Essential Workers of the Food System

City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance

City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Katie Ettman, SPUR kettman@spur.org San Francisco, Calif. (August 21, 2020) — The City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a landmark ordinance this month to introduce standards and goals for food purchasing by the Department of [...]

By |August 21st, 2020|Categories: Cities, San Francisco|Comments Off on City and County of San Francisco Pass Good Food Purchasing Ordinance

Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego 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, 2020) – On June 25, 2020, the Escondido Union School District Board of Education unanimously voted to commit to the Good Food Purchasing Program (GFPP). [...]

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Counties, San Diego|Comments Off on Escondido Union School District First Institution to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Program in San Diego County

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, we are outraged at the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the countless other unjust killings of Black Americans. We stand in solidarity [...]

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|Comments Off on Black Lives Matter: Statement of Solidarity

Investing in a Good Food Future

Investing in a Good Food Future Paula Daniels and Alexa Delwiche Medium As we look ahead to re-open the country post-COVID, we also have the chance to re-work our public relationship to our food system, and mend its broken aspects in a way that will better meet community needs and values in our “new normal” [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Cities, Los Angeles, New York, News & Updates|Comments Off on Investing in a Good Food Future

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 of life as we’ve known it, and to significant parts of our food system. Among those who provide essential services—since long before this crisis—are the [...]

By |April 14th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|Comments Off on Covid-19 Statement of Support