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The Food Policy Council mission is to ensure residents have easy access to, skills to prepare, and desire to consume healthy, mostly local foods. Bridgeport food access is driven by Bridgeport residents and opportunities for livable wage job creation.
The Food Policy Council meets on the third Wednesday of every
month at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise announced. Please see the meeting schedule linked below for meeting locations. Please use the drop-down menu to access the meeting agendas and minutes.
Listing files in 'Meeting Minutes and Agendas'
The Bridgeport Food Policy Council has three vacant volunteer resident seats. If you are interested in joining the Bridgeport Food Policy Council as a volunteer resident, please fill out the application below and submit it to Constance Vickers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here for the application.
Urban Agriculture Master Plan:
This master plan was designed to create a community driven vision and actionable policy recommendations for urban agriculture in Bridgeport. In adopting the plan in June of 2019, the Bridgeport Food Policy Council has committed to helping implement the recommendations put forth by the Master Plan. Please consider joining the implantation committee and helping execute the recommendations put forth by the master plan.
Please click her to view Bridgeport's Urban Agriculture Master Plan.
If you are interested in learning more about the Bridgeport Food Policy Council, please email Tess Goldson at Tess.Goldson@bridgeportct.gov
Lisa Michelle Morrissey, MPH
Director of Health & Social Services
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604