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Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council: Meeting of the Whole

November 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Are you food secure?

Join the Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council for this FREE event ~ share food, celebrate together, help strategize food policy and advocacy for the coming year!

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together community members and stakeholders to celebrate 2017’s regional food movement successes, present our 2017 food policy agenda and action plan, and harness community expertise and creativity to initiate focus area work planning in the following areas:

Food Access & Distribution
Farms, Food Production, and Processing
Community Food Education
Resource Stewardship (water, compost, energy)
State Food Policy and Legislation
Emergency Preparedness
City Initiatives

We will be providing food and childcare, please RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

Everyone is welcome! If you eat, you have a place at this table. We hope to see you there!


November 14, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Stephens Lee Recreation Center
30 George Washington Carver Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States


Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Council