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
08/10/202110/12/2021
(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

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.