May 2018

What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment?

2018-05-25T22:02:09+00:00

What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment? Anna Lappé and Jose Oliva The Nation From LA to Cook County, local governments are using their [...]

What if School Lunch Programs Promoted Public Health, Good Jobs, and the Environment? 2018-05-25T22:02:09+00:00

Chicago Food Policy Action Council applauds Cook County adoption of Good Food Purchasing Program

2018-05-25T22:04:12+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Rodger Cooley, Executive Director May 16, 2018 cfpacinfo@gmail.com Mobile: 312-354-2091 Chicago Food Policy Action Council applauds Cook County adoption of Good Food Purchasing Program New measure will ensure transparency in [...]

Chicago Food Policy Action Council applauds Cook County adoption of Good Food Purchasing Program 2018-05-25T22:04:12+00:00

Chicago is Leading the Way Toward a Good Food Future

2018-05-30T22:15:55+00:00

Chicago is Leading the Way Toward a Good Food Future Kristine Sherred Civil Eats When Leslie Fowler asked America’s largest chicken producers to increase their supply of antibiotic-free poultry, they [...]

Chicago is Leading the Way Toward a Good Food Future 2018-05-30T22:15:55+00:00

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food

2018-05-25T22:13:18+00:00

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food Jill Harkins The Philadelphia Citizen The LA-based Center for Good Food Purchasing helps districts and governments lead the way in buying healthy food. [...]

Idea We Should Steal: Buying Better Food 2018-05-25T22:13:18+00:00

April 2018

We’re hiring! Apply to join our team as a Good Food Purchasing Specialist

2018-05-03T16:57:34+00:00

JOB TITLE: Good Food Purchasing Specialist POSTED: April 2018 APPLICATIONS DUE: May 13 REPORTS TO: Associate Director Organizational Summary: The Center for Good Food Purchasing uses the power of procurement and partnerships to create a transparent [...]

We’re hiring! Apply to join our team as a Good Food Purchasing Specialist 2018-05-03T16:57:34+00:00

March 2018

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System

2018-05-30T22:25:08+00:00

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System Leah Galitzdorfer CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute The nomination of our nation’s new Secretary of Agriculture is imminent—likely to occur over [...]

How Cities are Improving Animal Welfare in our Food System 2018-05-30T22:25:08+00:00

February 2018

Lunchroom Leadership in Boulder Valley: First ever 5-star rating awarded

2018-03-01T14:06:17+00:00

The results are in! We have been busy at the Center crunching the numbers for Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) School Food Project to analyze their baseline purchasing practices. We expected to see an impressive [...]

Lunchroom Leadership in Boulder Valley: First ever 5-star rating awarded 2018-03-01T14:06:17+00:00

October 2017

Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago

2017-12-08T15:49:18+00:00

NEWS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2017 CONTACT: Rodger Cooley Chicago Food Policy Action Council cfpacinfo@gmail.com 773-354-2091 Colleen McKinney Center for Good Food Purchasing cmckinney@goodfoodpurchasing.org 206-920-0945 Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food [...]

Chicago Food Policy Action Council secures Good Food Purchasing Program for City of Chicago 2017-12-08T15:49:18+00:00

August 2017

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias

2018-05-31T04:22:19+00:00

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias Emeline Posner In These Times As the movement for a local and ethical food system continues to gain traction, school [...]

Farm-to-School Movement Fights for a Foothold in Corn Belt Cafeterias 2018-05-31T04:22:19+00:00

June 2017

Chicago Public School Board Votes to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Policy

2017-06-28T22:00:30+00:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jose Oliva, 773.612.2559  Rodger Cooley, 773.354.2091, cfpacinfo@gmail.com   CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO ADOPT GOOD FOOD PURCHASING POLICY The fourth school district in the country to adopt such a policy, [...]

Chicago Public School Board Votes to Adopt Good Food Purchasing Policy 2017-06-28T22:00:30+00:00

April 2017

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it’s making a comeback

2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it's making a comeback Howard Blume L.A. Times For more than a year, one of the foods Los Angeles students like best has been all but [...]

Chicken nearly disappeared from L.A. school lunches. Now, it’s making a comeback 2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00