What’s New at the California Food Policy Council

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The California Food Policy Council is a collaborative of local food policy groups working to ensure that California’s food system reflects the needs of all of its communities.

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Roots of Change supports legislative and regulatory efforts that help reawaken a healthy, equitable, and resilient food system fit for the 21st century.

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The Latest from Roots of Change

    • Excellent piece from Jane Black, published by Stone Barns, on what will be a primary focus of ROC in 2015, promotion of "carbon" or 'resilient" farming, which means the most sustainable agriculture. Organic farmers and ranchers, particularly those who practice low till or no till (don't plough or turn their soil), are on the cutting edge in showing how food production, carbon sequestration, water efficiency and biodiversity can all be combined through science-backed, modern management.


      Stone Barns Center - A Win-Win for Agriculture
      Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a nonprofit farm and education center located just 25 miles north of Manhattan in Pocantico Hills, New York. Stone Barns operates an 80-acre four-season farm and is working on broader initiatives to create a healthy and sustainable food system. Through…
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  • The Real Politics of Food: The Nation Awakens

    As we head into the Thanksgiving season, the continuing momentum of the food movement across the nation is clearly visible. And for that I am grateful. I believe that 2014 will be seen as the year that the food movement demonstrated its capacity to Read More