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Our Accomplishments

 

2015:

  • 10th Annual Food Policy Summit

2014:

  • 9th Annual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival
  • Compost Working Group created recommendations to reform Chicago Compost Policy

2013:

  • 8th Annual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival
  • Compost Working Group Advocacy and Outreach efforts helped inform and pass two state level bills to revise compost policy (HB2335 & HB3319)

2012:

  • 7thAnnual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival
  • Urban Farmland Working Group published Urban Farmland and Green Jobs Creation White Paper
  • CFPAC Members created A Vision for Food Policy in Chicago

2011:

  • 6th Annual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival
  • Engaged community in development of the urban agriculture zoning amendment for Chicago

2010:

  • 5th Annual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival
  • Activated Neighborhood Food Policy council
  • Received 501c3 status

2009:

  • 4th Annual Food Policy Summit in collaboration with FamilyFarmed’s Good Food Festival

2008:

  • 3rd Annual Food Policy Summit
  • Published Building Chicago’s Community Food System

2007:

  • 2nd Annual Food Policy Summit
  • Effectively worked with City Council to stop ban on raising chickens in the city
  • Advocated for Illinois State Policy – The Food Farm and Jobs Act (HB1300)

2006:

  • 1st Annual CFPAC Food Policy Summit

2004:

  • CFPAC commissioned the Community Food Security Inventory of the City of Chicagowhich looked into the city budget including policy recommendations and case studies of other national food policy work.

2002:

  • CFPAC has its inaugural meeting