The Johnson County Food Policy Council serves an advisory body to the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) and other decision makers in Johnson County that reviews and recommends policies to strengthen the local food economy and improve access to healthy and nutritious food.
The mission of the Johnson County Food Policy Council is to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals, the community and our environment through a just, equitable and sustainable food system in Johnson County. Through policy recommendations, education and collaborations, we strive to increase access to healthful food that is locally produced when available.
Johnson County Food Policy Council (JCFPC) will achieve its mission by:
Creating a forum for discussion and coordination for community-wide efforts to improve the nutritional, environmental, economic and social health of Johnson County.
Building the capacity of local food policy bodies to find common ground on policy priorities, generate public support for those policies, and educate residents and community leaders on issues in our food system.
Developing strategies to effectively address food access, hunger, obesity, community development, economic development, urban agriculture, food waste, nutrition and food education.
History of the FPC
2017-2019 Strategic Plan
- Executive Brief (In Process)
- Full Document (In Process)
Research and Data
- 2012 Faith Based Survey
- 2012 Resident Survey
- 2012 Stakeholder Survey
- 2015 Food Access Assessment
- 2016 Feeding Agency Survey Questionnaire
- 2016 Feeding Agency Survey Results
- 2016 Johnson County Food Assessment