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The Los Angeles Food Policy Council’s work has been featured in a variety of outlets, including those mentioned below and more.

Re-connecting With Our Food: The Power of Good Food Policymaking

KCET

"Eating is a political and economic act, whether or not we realize it. César Chávez once said, ‘The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.’ At the heart of the L.A. Food Policy Council’s work is building relationships between people within our food system. To date, here are some of the ways the L.A. Food Policy Council has catalyzed and convened diverse partners to engage in good food work…”

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More Than a Million Angelenos Are Food Insecure. Here’s What’s Being Done to Change That

LA Magazine

"California is the largest agricultural producer in the nation, but it has one of the biggest populations of food-insecure people (meaning more than 1 million Angelenos lack affordable, nutritious food). As executive director of the nonprofit Los Angeles Food Policy Council, Clare Fox has been pushing to make eating more equitable in one of the nation’s hungriest counties.”

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Bringing Farming Back to Nature

New York Times

“If we believe that food production should be about keeping people and the planet healthy, we need nothing less than to reboot the current industrial system and to create one that includes securing land tenure for farmers and indigenous people, making local markets work for small- and medium-scale farmers as well as consumers and workers, and practicing more public policies like the Good Food Purchasing Program.”

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Feds won’t make good food happen. So cities, armed with food policy councils, will do it themselves

New Food Economy

"Ostrander recalls a particularly significant meeting she attended with Los Angeles Food Policy Council executive director Clare Fox and California State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon. Fox was a new voice on food system issues linking urban healthy food issues with a rural healthy soils program. By straddling two worlds, Fox was able to connect dots the politician had not seen.”

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