Food Policy

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From locally grown vegetables to locally raised meats, you can still #ICTYourPlate in the winter months! Click here to learn more. This initiative is sponsored by the Health & Wellness Coalition and ICT Food Circle.

Vision

To create a culture where locally produced and healthy foods are in demand and valued.

Mission

A coalition developing, connecting and building a local food environment that creates a sustainable food system to serve the needs of producers, suppliers and consumers.

Learn more about the work of this committee. Click here for flyer.

New Resource:

Are you interested in selling your garden produce from your residence? Click here for more information from the City of Wichita.

Meeting Schedule:

To be added to the email distribution list for the Food Policy Committee, contact Tammi Krier .

There are three sub-committees that meet regularly. Here is a brief description of the sub-committees and the committee contacts.

  • Production of healthy foods: performing a comprehensive review of planning, licensing and zoning relating to the production and sales of produce and animals. For more information, contact Tammi Krier.
  • Awareness of healthy foods: developing, cross-sharing and promoting events, programs, content, and policies that create a culture where locally produced and healthy food is in demand and valued. For more information, contact Becky Tuttle.
  • Access to healthy foods: identifying policies and programs working to increase access to healthy foods where people live, learn, earn, play, and pray. For more information, contact Shelley Rich.

Coming soon…

Frequently Asked Questions regarding local food policies.

Local Resources


Committee Stakeholder Resources


For more information, contact Tammi Krier, tammi.krier@ymcawichita.org