Accomplishments & Policy

2017 Annual Report — This January 2018 annual report provides background on the startup of the DC Food Policy Council, and shares details about food policy and the accomplishments of the DCFPC and local government in our food system in the past year. The report shares specific goals and policy activities for growing food, food business, sustainable procurement and food access.

The District’s Comprehensive Plan, managed by the DC Office of Planning, constitutes the District Elements and is the long-term framework for the city. The District’s Comprehensive Plan establishes a vision of the future and includes goals, policies and action items as well as two maps and are available on OP’s website.

Beginning in 2016, the Office of Planning went out to the community to request input and changes to the plan and maps. The DC Food Policy Council submitted the following proposed amendments to the plan based on their strategic food initiatives, and the goals and activities included in the Sustainable DC Plan.

Amendments to Existing Comprehensive Plan items for FOOD

NEW Amendments Proposed Comprehensive Plan items for FOOD