Food Policy Council

If you would like to join the meeting via Zoom, please email August Ruckdeschel and he will send you the information.


2021 Meeting Dates
02/09/202104/13/202106/08/2021
08/10/202110/16/2021
(Public Hearing)
12/14/2021

2021 Members

August Ruckdeschel (Chair) - Gregson Pigott - Stephen Kramarcik - Rob Carpenter - Michael Haynes - Randi Shubin Dresner - Melissa Buonadonna-Hernandez - Diane Shulman - Michele Gervat - Kim Schultz - Nikki Kateman - Janet Sklar - Josephine Connolly-Schoonen - Zahrine Bajwa - Michael Ciaramella - Tonya Thomas

All meetings are held on Tuesdays at 9:00 AM and tentatively hosted via Zoom
  1. 2021
  2. 2020
  3. 2019
  4. 2018
  5. 2017
  6. 2016
  7. 2015
  8. 2014

2021 Agendas and Minutes

2021 Reports

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Food Policy Council:

  • Promote the production, distribution, and awareness of locally grown food.
  • Strengthen and prioritize policies that will improve food access, health, and nutrition.
  • Enhance the regional food system by utilizing local agriculture, fishing, and shellfish aquaculture.