Junction City 

 Food Policy Council 

Live Well Geary County is seeking members to serve on the Junction City Food Policy Council who are willing to learn about and advocate for policies which improve the food system in Geary County.  To assist in recruiting individuals who are interested we have listed the purpose and duties of the council below:

 

The purpose of the Food Policy Council is to identify the benefits and challenges of, and opportunities for a successful, sustainable local food system. To support the residents of Junction City, to increase access to quality food, address hunger and food insecurity, influence policy and decision making, and to ensure an environmentally sustainable and socially just food system, the council will:

 

  • Foster City-community partnerships;

  • Convene and engage diverse stakeholders to identify and propose innovative solutions to improve the local food system;

  • Provide guidance to the City on local food issues;

  • Serve as a platform for collaborative, coordinated action; and

  • Increase access to healthy, affordable, local foods.

 

Food Policy Council members are appointed by the City Commission. Appointments will be recommended to the City Commission by the Live Well Geary County Coalition. Meeting dates and times are yet to be determined, but you must be able to attend a daytime monthly meeting. Most likely in the morning or over the noon hour. 

 

If you are interested in being a part of the of the Food Policy Council please email livewellgearycounty@gmail.com with the following information:

  • a brief bio,

  • why you would like to be a member (what do you bring to the table), and

  • what sector listed below you would represent on the Council. 

    • Community at large

    • Farming

    • Senior Citizens

    • Faith-Based Organization

    • Community Organization

    • At-Risk Populations

    • Health Professional

    • Agriculture Organizations

    • Education

    • Food Retail

    • K-State Research & Extension

    • Health Department                                                                                                                                               

CONTACT US

Live Well Geary County
livewellgearycounty@gmail.com

P.O. Box 28

119 E. 9th Street

Junction City, KS 66441

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