Food Policy Council Agenda- November 15, 2010

Douglas County Food Policy Council Monday, November 15, 2010 - 7:00 PM United Way Building 2518 Ridge Ct. (few blocks east of 25th and Iowa)

I. Administrative Tasks – 7:00 a. Determination of quorum of members, accept agenda b. Approval of Oct. 18th meeting minutes c. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development – online subscription for FPC = $36 d. Review of FPC term appointments – one year “staggered” appointments up for re-appointment: Greg Shipe, Rita York, Constance Wolfe, Frank Male, Julie Henry, Daniel Poull, John Wilson

II. Guest Presentation, Dr. Rhonda Janke, KSU Associate Professor – 7:15 Topic: Food report update, key findings, timeline for completion

III. Farm Tour 2010 – Recap and Review (led by Education and Outreach subcommittee) -7:55 a. Collect FPC member feedback b. Lessons learned c. Next steps?

IV. Committee Reports a. Education/Outreach Subcommittee – 8:10 b. Land Preservation Subcommittee – DIRT – 8:20 c. Policy/Infrastructure Subcommittee – NUTS & BOLTS– 8:30 i. Discussion: What is our definition of “local”?

V. Council members’ updates – 8:45 a. Food Security coalition conference (Rita Y. and Emily H.) b. Iowa visit, Black Hawk County (Eileen H.) c. What are relevant events/efforts that other members should know about?

VI. Next steps a. Suggestions for topics at December meeting b. Next meeting date: December 13th (venue?) c. WellCommons post schedule reminder

VII. Adjourn 9:00


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