Mission

The mission of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup is to nurture the growth of a sustainable local food system, accessible to all, through education, collaboration, communication, and creation of a food policy council for the Houston region.

 

 

Join local farmers, gardeners, restaurant owners, CSA's and other people in the local food scene for a meet n greet, hosted by TOFGA, LocalLocal & Edible Houston.

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Farm-to-table business networking event

June 5, 2016, 4:00pm - June 5, 2016, 6:00pm

Dish Society

TOFGA, LocalLocal and Edible Houston are bringing together local farmers, gardeners, restaurant owners, CSAs, farmer's markets and other food distributors for a fun chance to see old friends and make new connections. Admission Price: $20 TOFGA members: FREE Join TOFGA! Memberships start at $20. tofga.org/jointofga

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While in Brenham this week, stopped by to visit our friends at Home Sweet Farm Market. The new shop and biergarten is looking sharp. As you can see from the images, lots of great local products. I didn't get a shot of the draft taps.....selection=killer! A continued congratulations to the Stufflebeam family for driving forward this sector like a steamtrain. www.homesweetfarm.com/ ...

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Don't miss the urban farm tour tomorrow (Friday) at 1:30. We're visiting 3 farms, all in the East End. Come meet these inspiring individuals and see what's growing on in Houston! Find Schedule and map under event details. ...

East End Farm Tour

May 20, 2016, 1:30pm - May 20, 2016, 4:30pm

Houston Food Policy Workgroup

What's growing on in Houston? Join us for an urban farm tour of the East End to find out! 1:30 to 2:10 at Finca Tres Robles 257 N Greenwood St Houston, TX 2:20 to 3:00 at Sown and Grown 3605 Texas St Houston, TX 3:10 to 4:30 at Last Organic Outpost 711 N. Emile St Houston, TX (includes table talk about new farm tax and ag valuation developments at 4:00) Refreshments at Last Organic Outpost to follow.

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Vision

Our vision is a vibrant food system providing abundant nutritious and responsibly produced food for the entire 13 County Houston region

Contact

HFPW meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 11:30 am – 1 pm. Meetings are free and open to the public. Bring your own lunch.

For more information about the Houston Food Policy Workgroup, please contact Houston Tomorrow offices at 713-523-5757 or send a note to co-chairs Libby Kennedy and Rosalind Bello or staff Caitlin McNeely.

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