Junction City 

 Food Policy Council 

Monthly Meetings on 4th Wednesday

Via Zoom until further notice

Email livewellgearycounty@gmail.com for more information

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 by the recommendation of Live Well Geary County.

If you are interested in being 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