Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council

The FPC served as a citizen-based advisory council to the City of Portland and Multnomah County from 2002-2012 to bring citizens and professionals together from the region to address food system issues and other policy initiatives in the current regional food system.

Vision

All City of Portland and Multnomah County residents have access to a wide variety of nutritious, affordable food, grown locally and sustainably.

Mission

Bring together a diverse array of stakeholders to integrate the aspects of the food system (production, distribution, access, consumption, processing, and recycling) in order to enhance the environmental, economic, social, and nutritional health of the City of Portland and Multnomah County.

Goals

  1. Educate and compile information about the local food system.
  2. Develop strategies to enhance the environmental, economic, social and nutritional health of the City of Portland and Multnomah County.
  3. Affect and develop food policy.
  4. Advocate and advise on policy implementation.

Read the Governing Principles