FSAP Listening Session | Food Economy
July 29, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Food System Action Plan (FSAP) is a regional food system investment strategy that will identify best practices, priorities, prevailing challenges, opportunities, and funding recommendations related to the region’s food system for the communities of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, and Yolo Counties. The goal is to increase the vitality of the region’s food system and to identify financing strategies and mechanisms to support a more equitable and accessible food system for all residents of the Greater Sacramento Region.
Valley Vision is convening listening and input sessions in topical areas as an opportunity to identify funding, capacity, and resource needs in the region’s Food System. The sessions are open to all interested and will directly inform the 2021 Food System Action Plan.
This session, Food Economy, will cover local market development, institutional procurement (Farm to School, Farm to Hospital, local purchasing policies, etc.); food hubs, food incubators, school central kitchens, etc.; agritourism; new food products/food entrepreneurs, agrifoodtech innovation and other related topics.