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By: Vancouver Food Policy Council  09-12-2011
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The next Food Policy Council meeting will be

Wednesday January 14th 6-8:30 pm
Strathcona Room at City Hall

We have a packed agenda, as usual, and guests are welcome.

Claire Gram, Regional Coordinator of Vancouver Coastal Health's Healthy Communities & Community Food Security program will be presenting about what VCH is up to.

By making sure that all people, at all times, have access to adequate amounts of safe, nutritious, culturally appropriate foods, produced in an environmentally sustainable way and provided in a manner that promotes dignity*, Vancouver Coastal Health is working towards a healthier tomorrow for communities, families and individuals.

Vancouver Coastal Health is working in partnership with communities across the region to address food security issues. Currently, there are 8 local Community Food Action Initiative (CFAI) committees in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.

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