Press Release: Good Food Purchasing Program (LA, 2012) Shortlisted for Future Policy Award!

2018-10-17T22:14:30+00:00

Champions in supporting agroecological approaches: Shortlist of Future Policy Award 2018 out now Best policies promoting agroecological approaches shortlisted for international award include candidates from Brazil, Denmark, Ecuador, India, the Philippines, Senegal, the United States [...]

Press Release: Good Food Purchasing Program (LA, 2012) Shortlisted for Future Policy Award!2018-10-17T22:14:30+00:00

City’s Milk Buying Could Help Farmers in Crisis and Workers in Need

2018-09-26T18:10:23+00:00

City’s Milk Buying Could Help Farmers in Crisis and Workers in Need David Brand CityLimits.org Feature photo: Chaumtoli Huq, a CUNY Law professor and a labor lawyer, has called on New [...]

City’s Milk Buying Could Help Farmers in Crisis and Workers in Need2018-09-26T18:10:23+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 Program2018-05-25T22:04:12+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 Future2018-05-30T22:15:55+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 Food2018-05-25T22:13:18+00:00

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 System2018-05-30T22:25:08+00:00

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 Chicago2017-12-08T15:49:18+00:00

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 Cafeterias2018-05-31T04:22:19+00:00

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 Policy2017-06-28T22:00:30+00:00

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 comeback2017-05-18T19:48:25+00:00

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch

2017-06-28T17:54:22+00:00

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch Kristine Wong Civil Eats Emphasizing higher-quality meat and plant-based proteins has helped the California school district reduce its school lunches' carbon [...]

Less Meat, Better Food, Happier Kids: Oakland Unified Reinvents its School Lunch2017-06-28T17:54:22+00:00