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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.

Farming the future

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Strategic planning helps food policy councils focus their efforts and resources to achieve shared goals. Learn the basics of a strategic (food) plan and read about how jurisdictions are setting a course for their work in Framing the Future: A planning resource for food policy councils.

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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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