The next regional meeting will be in the Fall. Capacity building webinars for regionally relevant topics during the Summer and early Fall to be announced shortly.
Northern California Region
NorCal meeting May 14 & 15, 2015, Crescent City, CA
Southern California Region
During the CAFPC Statewide Meeting Regional Updates, there was a request for the SoCal Region to share the logic model that they’ve developed with the other regions. View the SoCal Regional Logic Model here.
Local Health Department Collaborations – CAFPC Meeting Follow Up
We encourage all food policy councils to contact their local health department about partnership opportunities, in follow up to the Local Health Departments and Food Policy Councils: Collaboration for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change session at the statewide meeting. You can find your local health department contact here.
SNAP-Ed Indicator Feedback Due by 10/10
A digital copy of the Regional Food Systems (draft 2) indicator that Sue Foerster shared at the statewide meeting is available here. Submit feedback on the indicator no later than Friday, Oct. 9 to Sue Foerster at firstname.lastname@example.org. In particular, feedback has been requested on the Outcome Measures, any better approach to the ‘Regional Food Systems’ metric, and a sense of whether and how this type of information would be useful locally and with partners.
Facilitator Wanted for the Food Access Working Group! Email the google group if you’re interested at: email@example.com.
Water Webinar Series:
The Public Health Alliance of Southern California has launched a series of educational webinars on water and the drought. The next webinar in the Nutrition and Food series, “Emerging Water-Friendly Production Methods and Foods” is on Tuesday 10/20 at 2 pm. Register and view the recordings of past webinars in the series at: http://phasocal.org/water-initiative/webinar-series-nutrition/.