The overarching goals of the DC Food Policy Council are:

  • Promote positive food policies in the District
  • Attract new participants to the local food economy
  • Assist individuals already participating in the local food economy
  • Achieve the food goals identified in the Sustainable DC Plan:
    • Increase agricultural land uses within the District
    • Ensure universal access to secure, nutritious, and affordable food supplies
    • Develop the food industry into a strong and viable economic sector