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Food Policy Council (FPC) Meeting on Mon, June 19, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda: 

6pm pre-meeting presentation:  Jim Schilling, Assistant Director for Retail Dining, will give an overview of KU Dining’s sustainability initiatives and host a Q&A.

Click for PARKING MAP: Unrestricted lots are in green. The lots closest to Mrs. E's are (from closest to furthest): 101, 109, 103, 104, 105. If parking at the Lied Center is easier the Lied Center lots E, F, and G are permissible. For the purposes of this map Mrs. E's is denoted as EKD (Ekdahl Dining Center is its formal name). Yellow, red, blue, and gold lots are restricted as are any service vehicle only (or similar) spaces which are marked with signs.

  1. Administrative Items
    1. Determine quorum of members, agenda approval
    2. Approval of May meeting minutes
    3. Kansas State of Wellness Award Video
    4. Retreat updates (July 17, 5-9pm, White Tail Run Winery near Baldwin City)
    5. Budget overview and approvals
      1. Request from Aundrea Shafer for registration request ($375)


  2. Douglas County Food System Plan
    1. Updates from June 14 County Commission Presentation
    2. Prioritization exercise  for Goals 3, 4, and 5


  1. Conversation on Community-Driven Research
    1. FPC engagement with area researchers, September 8 at KU (The Commons)
      1. Hannah Britton and Dietrich Earnhart


  2. State Policy Update (Ashley Jones-Wisner)


  3. Updates on past DCFPC Priorities
    1. Regional Food Hub Update (Jill Elmers, Emily Miller)
    2. Farmers Markets of Kaw Valley (USDA FMPP grant)


  1. Subcommittee Reports
    1. City (Aundrea Shafer)
    2. Community (Kim Criner)


  1. FPC Member Updates
    1. FPC member sponsorship of 4-H livestock auction processing for Just Food?


  2. Public Input


  1. Adjourn
Meeting Location: 
Mrs. E's @ KU
Street Address: 
1532 Engel Rd, Lawrence, KS 66044