Rhode Island Food Policy Council
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A  food system encompasses all of the processes involved in feeding people: it includes the production, harvesting, and processing of food; its distribution and marketing; its consumption (whether at home, in schools and institutions, or in restaurants); and ultimately, the recycling or disposal of food waste.

Promoting a more accessible, more equitable and more sustainable food system in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Food Policy Council’s work is coordinated by a statewide collaboration of diverse, committed and engaged stakeholders from all sectors of the food system.

The Rhode Island Food Policy Council creates partnerships, develops policies and advocates for improvements to the local food system to increase and expand its capacity, viability and sustainability.