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The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future’s Food Policy Networks (FPN) project supports the development of effective state and local food policy through networking, capacity building, research, and technical assistance. We work directly with food policy councils, national organizations, and other groups seeking to improve the food system through public policy.

MD Food Policy Council

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This interactive story map uses photos, text, maps and other media to show examples of food policy in Maryland. Each tab features a story for one of Maryland's food councils and highlights policy hurdles and triumphs across food systems sectors.

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The FPN project offers training and technical assistance to food policy councils to build their capacity and increase their ability to influence local, state, regional and tribal food policy.

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FPN toolkit


Get it Toolgether: A toolkit designed to help food policy councils assess their capacity to work on advocacy and policy.

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