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.



Meet Kellie Williams, HISD's Senior Manager for Energy & Sustainability, next Thursday at Rudyard's pub. Re: outdoor ecosystem & culinary classrooms for kids, fueled by cafeteria waste compost and campus community gardens. She's making it happen. ...

My Houston 2040: Kellie Williams & Angela Palmer

July 14, 2016, 5:30pm - July 14, 2016, 7:00pm

Kellie Williams, C.E.M., ATEM, Senior Manager for Energy & Sustainability at HISD presents on HISD's efforts to go green. Hear about a pilot that combines cafeteria waste and tree trimmings for compost at campus community gardens, that double as outdoor ecosystem and culinary classrooms for kids. Vision speaker TBA My Houston 2040 is a monthly Happy Hour meeting of Houston's urban, eco, creative and hungry minds. Co-hosted by Houston Tomorrow, Citizens' Transportation Coalition, CNU - Houston (Congress for the New Urbanism), and APA - Houston (American Planning Association). 5:30 - 7 PM Rudyard's Upstairs, 2010 Waugh Drive Open to the public. Food and drinks available at bar. The Idea: Houston Tomorrow, Citizens' Transportation Coalition, CNU - Houston, and APA - Houston agree that Houstonians can build a better Houston today by thinking about the Houston we may inherit in 2040 and the Houston we want in 2040. - What do you think Houston will be like in 2040? - What do you want Houston to be like in 2040? - What do you want us to do to make Houston like you want it to be in 2040? Please join us at our monthly gathering in the second floor room at Rudyard's Pub for lively discussion on how YOU would envision Houston to be in the year 2040.

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


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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