Food Policy Council

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


2022 Meeting Dates
02/08/202204/12/202206/14/2022
08/09/202210/11/2022
(Public Hearing)
12/13/2022

2022 Members

August Ruckdeschel (Chair) - Adesuwa Watson - Stephen Kramarcik - Lauren McGrath - 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 - Kate Fullam

All meetings are held on Tuesdays at 9:00 AM and tentatively hosted via Zoom
  1. 2022
  2. 2021
  3. 2020
  4. 2019
  5. 2018
  6. 2017
  7. 2016
  8. 2015
  9. 2014

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.