Local Food Purchasing Policy, Resolution No. 496-a

Jurisdiction Name: Albany County
State/Province: NY
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 97,856
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: resolution
Year: 2009
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: economic viability, food procurement, food production, food purchasing, healthy, healthy food, local, local food, local food production, local food purchasing policy, procurement, production, purchasing, regional diet, resolution
Adopting Government Department(s):

Albany County Legislature

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Albany County Purchasing Agent, Commissioner of Agriculture and Markets
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: not available
Funding Sources: not available
Policy Outcome(s):

resolution tasked the Albany County Purchasing Agent to purchase local food products for Albany County Residential Healthcare Facilities and the Albany County Correctional Facility

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1