Recipients of public food support often find it difficult to access fresh, healthy produce options, especially if they live in a food desert, and even more so at farmers’ markets, where systems are not in place to comply with Federal regulations. HFPW believes this is a problem...Read More
Facilitating a growing local food system Houston Food Policy Workgroup Quarterly Traveling Meetings HFPW hosts quarterly traveling meetings, in which we meet at different locations around the region to expose members to the agricultural and food assets of the region, as well as...Read More
Each year, the Houston Food Policy Workgroup develops a set of Action Groups based on our strategic aims and goals. These Action Groups meet throughout the year to further progress on their specific agendas. Our overarching aims are to support and promote local foods, support...Read More
As the local food movement gains momentum, many Houstonians want to make their own meaningful contributions to the Houston region’s food supply, providing fresh, healthy produce and humanely raised meats and dairy products for themselves and others. The State of Texas has long...Read More
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.
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.