News & Updates

2022 DC Farmers Market Map

Shopping at a farmers market is one of the most delicious ways to support our local food system! Our DC farmers market map is updated for the 2022 season, including:*Locations*Times and Days of Operation*Public Transportation Options*Public Benefits Accepted View the map HERE.

Give SNAP a Raise Amendment Act of 2022: Community Advocacy Guide

Deadline to Testify if TOMORROW, Friday, April 22, 2022 by 5pm! The Food Policy Council’s 2021 and 2022 Priorities cite decreasing food insecurity and increasing the utilization of federal nutrition program benefits as key steps to support residents in the District. A printable version of this Community Advocacy Guide is available here. The bill can … More Give SNAP a Raise Amendment Act of 2022: Community Advocacy Guide

Request for Information for USDA Grant Opportunity!

The Government of the District of Columbia intends to apply for a funding opportunity through the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). This opportunity will be approximately $1,100,000 and is through the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA). The focus of this grant opportunity is to: Strengthen the District’s local and regional food system; … More Request for Information for USDA Grant Opportunity!

No Senior Hungry Omnibus Amendment Act of 2021: Community Advocacy Guide

The Food Policy Council’s 2021 and 2022 Priorities cite decreasing food insecurity and promoting health equity among at-risk populations. Over the past year, the FPC has strategically collaborated with partner agencies, non-profits, affected residents, and participated in working groups to help support policy recommendations to address the District’s high food insecurity rate among seniors. A … More No Senior Hungry Omnibus Amendment Act of 2021: Community Advocacy Guide

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