Food Policy Council for KFL&A Seek New Members

Published on: 2015/12/17 - in Releases

The Food Policy Council for Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington is seeking four or five new members to join the Council.

“The Food Policy Council for KFL&A is working to create a healthy, food-secure region with sustainable local agriculture and equitable access to adequate, healthy food,” says Mara Shaw, Co-Chair of the Food Policy
Council. “We are eager to fill a few vacancies with people who are passionate about creating a healthier food system through policy. People who are able to commit to the time it requires to review and develop good food policy are invited to apply to join us.”

The Council’s work is guided by the KFL&A Food Charter which envisions a secure and sustainable food system for our region. Its main activities include serving as a forum to discuss food issues, assessing the food system in KFL&A and informing and influencing food and food-related policies and programs.

Membership is open to individuals who live or work in KFL&A area who share a passion for the vision of the KFL&A Food Charter and have expertise or other resources that would be assets in working towards the Food Policy Council activities. Individuals who are interested in applying can fill out an application at:

The deadline to apply is Friday, January 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Those selected for the Council will be asked to commit to a two-year renewable term. The selection committee will review all of the applications and complete interviews in early February 2016.

Release source: Food Policy KFL&A