Baltimore Food Policy Director

Jurisdiction Name: Baltimore
State/Province: MD
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 620,961
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: motion
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: agriculture, children, economic development, food access, food desert, food policy, food policy advisor position, food production, food security, obesity, staffing, urban, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

Baltimore City Council, Baltimore Board of Estimates

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Baltimore City Planning Department
Support Entity(s):

Baltimore City Office of Sustainability

Funding Amount: $90,220
Funding Sources: General Fund
Policy Outcome(s):

Approved funding for a full-time Food Policy Director to implement the City’s Food Policy Task Force plan, which calls for increasing access to healthy foods and fighting childhood obesity.

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