Winnipeg Food Council
The Winnipeg Food Council is a Citizen Advisory Committee established by Winnipeg City Council. Its function is to:
- Advise Mayor and Council on food system-related issues.
- Support the work of the community on food issues, enhance public health and local food security, and increase food literacy, and access to food by encouraging multi-sector and strategic approaches, fostering coordination and networking, and supporting ongoing consultation.
- Initiate the development of and support the implementation, maintenance and evaluation of a City of Winnipeg Agricultural and Food Strategy to address municipal food security and food system issues.
The Winnipeg Food Council reports to the Executive Policy Committee.
Our vision and mission
Our vision is for all Winnipeggers have what they need to eat well, all of the time.
Our mission is to work with Mayor, Councillors and city staff to fix food systems issues by advising on policy, relaying research and sharing lessons learned through continual consultation.