The RI Food Policy Council released its first RI Food Assessment report this morning at the State House in a standing-room-only presentation. The assessment is the topic of a two-hour public discussion later this afternoon. Come to this presentation of a statewide food assessment and share your ideas for making RI's food system stronger, sustainable, and more equitable. Help launch the RI Food Policy Council and add your voice to the movement!
- Community Presentation on RI Food Assessment, URI Providence - 4:00pm
- Film: Urban Roots, Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus Providence - 7:00pm
See What Grows On in RI for other discussions of local food security in Newport and North Kingstown later in the week.
The RI Food Policy Council will create partnerships, develop policies, and advocate for improvements to the local food system that increase and expand its capacity, viability, and sustainability. Working groups will be formed in 2012 to carry out its mission.