We are an active participant in urban and rural policy and process change, leading the way to a more healthful and sustainable community by bringing together producers, retailers, consumers, and educators in a coordinated effort to address the broad range of issues surrounding food and food sourcing in our county.
MCFC may take action and positions on legislative or other public policy issueswhich:○ Impact the Montgomery County community and its residents;○ Align with the MCFC mission to create a robust, sustainable, equitable localfood system; and/or○ Are of community-wide importance.
Public policy positions shall be consistent with: the mission of MCFC, the policiesand initiatives approved by the Board of Directors, and prior positions taken byMCFC.
An issue must be brought before the Policy Committee at least two weeksprior to the deadline for action. Issues presented with less than two weeks notice may still be considered atthe discretion of the Policy Committee.
Please use the questions in the form below to submit a request for issue consideration to our Policy Committee. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Please review our Policy Guidelines, found at mocofoodcouncil.org/policy-committee-guidelines/, prior to submitting a request.