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Guidance for using ARPA funds: download this document to read about RIFPC’s recommended priorities for investing American Rescue Plan funds coming to R.I. cities and towns. The pandemic relief funding is an opportunity for communities to boost local food businesses and shore up systemic challenges to equitable food security.

Local food map: visit this map to find the local food purveyors near you. It includes farmers markets, farm stands, local seafood retailers, and more. If you have a location to add please let us know!

Bill Tracker: When policy and regulatory change are called for, the RI Food Policy Council acts as both a forum for issues and a platform for coordinated action. Our policy work is grounded in our vision of a just and resilient food system — one in which all Rhode Islanders have enough to eat and our local farm, fish, and food businesses are thriving.

Rhode Island Stories: Read some of these 17 compelling stories to learn how Rhode Island agencies, organizations, businesses, and individuals are working to improve the state’s food system. Each story is linked to a goal set out in Relish Rhody, our state’s 5-year food strategy.

Your Town Counts: We’ve created a food system fact sheet for every city and town in Rhode Island. These downloadable and printable PDFs provide a sense of the current impact the food system on individual communities, and an understanding of the network of businesses, agencies, organizations and institutions that make up our local food system. Print and share with your local leaders!