Universal Free School Meals is a policy that can be passed at the federal or state level to provide free breakfast and lunch to every student. Universal free school meals increase access to school meals and reduce stigma for children who rely on free meals. In 2022, the Food Policy Council developed recommendations to bring … More Universal Free School Meals in DC
Community Advocacy Guide DC Draft Zero Waste Framework Residents and Businesses: Submit your Comments on the Zero Waste Framework Deadline to submit comments: October 7, 2022 (See below for instructions on how to comment) Timeline: Background Food waste is the single most prevalent material in the District’s waste stream, representing nearly 20% of all refuse. … More ACTION ALERT: Draft Zero Waste Framework Public Comment Period Closes Tomorrow October 7, 2022!
We are excited to announce that the District’s Nutrition Education Landscape Assessment is complete! Many of you may remember that this report is the culmination of more than 3 years of hard work by the Food Policy Council’s Nutrition & Health working group, District nutrition educators, and advocates which started with the 2019 Nutrition Educator’s … More Nutrition Education Landscape Assessment