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Protecting the Nation's food and agricultural critical infrastructure is an important responsibility shared by Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial governments and private sector partners....
The 2016 Food Policy Council Report provides a summary of results from the 2016 Food Policy Council (FPC) survey, conducted annually since 2013, by Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. The...
This guide was formulated in response to the recent growth in the number of new local food policy councils, with these food policy councils intended as our main audience. However, this toolkit should...
Growing Local was written to help communities remove barriers and advance solutions to sustain local agriculture and strengthen community food systems. It draws upon extensive research of local...
It is the intent of this Model Sign Code to provide municipalities with a means to both understand and regulate the use of on-premise signs within their jurisdictions. To this end, the Model has been...
With support from the Healthy Eating Research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, APA’s Planning and Community Health Research Center conducted a multiphase research study to identify and...
Food is a sustaining and enduring necessity. Yet among the basic essentials for life — air, water, shelter, and food — only food has been absent over the years as a focus of serious professional...
This Guide is aimed at informing and supporting the development of Community Food Assessments as a tool for increasing community food security and creating positive change