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The Los Angeles Food Policy Council: A model for the nation

June 25, 2019 Michael R. Dimock

More than at the state level, and certainly more than at the federal level these days, food activists have traction in cities and counties. They are making good things happen. The best example I can think of is the Los Angeles Food Policy Council. On Thursday, June 21st, the summer solstice, I travelled to LA […]

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2017 Legislative Tracker Release Party

January 16, 2018 Roots of Change

Join Roots of Change and the California Food Policy Council for the release party of the 2017 Legislative Tracker and Score Card in the heart of the Farm to Fork Capital, Sacramento. Join change makers from all over the state to celebrate advances in food policy and our Good Food Champions in the Legislature. We’ll […]

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Food Tank Closing Keynote by Michael Dimock (video clip)

October 4, 2016 Michael R. Dimock

Closing Keynote by Michael Dimock, Food Tank Summit, Sacramento, September 22, 2016. Introduction by Danielle Nierenberg.

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Farm Tank Summit – Closing Keynote by Michael R. Dimock

September 26, 2016 Michael R. Dimock

Michael R. Dimock’s Closing Keynote, Inaugural Farm Tank Summit, Sacramento, California, September 22, 2016: Good afternoon! It has been a pleasure and an honor to share this day in which we heard from an amazing line up of inspired, inspiring and action oriented speakers. Let’s hear it for them all! So I am the last guy […]

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Interview with Michael R. Dimock at Food Tank Summit

September 22, 2016 Roots of Change

Interview with Michael R. Dimock at the Food Tank Summit (by Bridget Huber). Sacramento, CA, September 22, 2016.         Food Tank Summit Interview

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Interview with Michael R. Dimock and Nicolette Hahn Niman on Capital Public Radio

September 21, 2016 Roots of Change

Interview by Beth Ruyak, Capital Public Radio, with Nicolette Hahn Niman (Niman Ranch) and Michael R. Dimock (Roots of Change), September 21, 2016.  

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Farm to Table Talk Interview with Michael R. Dimock

September 20, 2016 Roots of Change

Farm to Table Talk interview with @MichaelRDimock  related to the food movement (by Rodger Wasson).  What is it? How did it begin and grow? Where is it today? Michael puts the focus on the need for more effective policy work by connecting grass roots communities to policy organizations working the halls of capitol buildings across […]

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Ten Questions with Michael Dimock, President of Roots of Change

August 8, 2016 Michael R. Dimock

Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Michael Dimock, President of Roots of Change, who will be speaking at the Farm Tank conference: Food Tank (FT): What inspired you to get involved in food and agriculture? Michael Dimock (MD): The realization in 1988 that the food system was the foundation of civilization and […]

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