Posted by admin | Posted in Food Policy Council | Posted on 23-09-2011
“We all have food stories, and we all have a stake in the future of our food system.”
- Mark Winne, leading expert on food policy councils
Are you passionate about making a difference in our food system?
Do you want to help improve our food system in Jefferson County?
Then we want YOU to apply to become a member of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Food Policy Council.
It takes input from ALL members of a community to have a successful food policy council.
No matter what kind of “food story” you have, you can make a difference in this community.
Posted by admin | Posted in Food Policy Council | Posted on 06-09-2011
Greetings from Greater Birmingham Community Food Partners!
We are happy to announce that we are seeking applicants for the new Birmingham-Jefferson Food Policy Council.
The Council will be established to help improve our local food system in Jefferson County. The Council will be a private-public partnership tasked to examine the local food system, educate the community, and recommend solutions to policy makers in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
The Council will be diverse and representative of our community. It will consist of approximately 21 members that will represent private and public sectors impacted by the food system. Council members will serve terms ranging from one to three years.
In order to ensure certain key sectors of the food system are represented, approximately half the Council members will be appointed by local government, a local funding agency, and Greater Birmingham Community Food Partners. The remaining Council members will be selected through an open and fair application process.
How can I apply to become a member of the Council?
It’s simple – You can apply by:
Click on your method of choice for instructions on how to apply to the Council.
ALL individuals interested in applying to be a Council member will need to fill out an application and submit it to Greater Birmingham Community Food Partners. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2011.