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Food Policy Councils

Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Local Food Policy to Work for Our Communities
Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
This resource provides local food policy councils, nonprofits, city planners, and other local government agencies with information helpful to promoting change within their local food system.  Topics covered include municipal, city and county-level laws helpful to local food initiatives, general legal issues, food systems infrastructure, land use regulations, and environmental considerations, among others.


Good Laws, Good Food: Putting State Food Policy to Work for Our Communities
Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
This resource is the second part of two-part series covering policy initiatives to advance local food systems and communities.  This resource provides specific guidance, opportunities, and examples to aid state food policy councils in promoting state-level policy change. 


Food Policy Networks
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for a Livable Future
This website provides a host of resources relevant to food access and food policy, including a compendium of enacted state and local legislation impacting food policy, how-to guides for starting and running food policy councils, and model policies and ordinances, among other resources.