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Table 2

Policy efforts reported by surveyed New England FPCs. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.436.t2

Policy Effort Topic# of FPCs engaged in policy effortExample of specific policy efforts

 
Food System local food action plan; community food charter; strategic action plan, state food strategy; food system summit; food policy forum; community food assessment 
School Food K-12 school food procurement; cultural considerations in school food, increase summer meals provision and utilization; breakfast after the bell legislation; school food security assessment; school wellness policy 
Urban Agriculture urban agriculture zoning ordinance; favorable zoning changes for agriculture, poultry and bees; urban agriculture master plan 
Food Access streamlining the emergency food system; mitigating hunger/food insecurity through advocating for program implementation 
SNAP SNAP matching collaboration; SNAP Ed and double dollars at local markets; SNAP incentives at farmers markets 
Food System Businesses permitting & licensing of new food businesses; protecting food workers 
Processing & Distribution distribution infrastructure; processing infrastructure 
Climate Change city’s climate action plan; food system summit 
Food Waste wasted food policy change 
Equity equity based policy change 
Policy Effort Topic# of FPCs engaged in policy effortExample of specific policy efforts

 
Food System local food action plan; community food charter; strategic action plan, state food strategy; food system summit; food policy forum; community food assessment 
School Food K-12 school food procurement; cultural considerations in school food, increase summer meals provision and utilization; breakfast after the bell legislation; school food security assessment; school wellness policy 
Urban Agriculture urban agriculture zoning ordinance; favorable zoning changes for agriculture, poultry and bees; urban agriculture master plan 
Food Access streamlining the emergency food system; mitigating hunger/food insecurity through advocating for program implementation 
SNAP SNAP matching collaboration; SNAP Ed and double dollars at local markets; SNAP incentives at farmers markets 
Food System Businesses permitting & licensing of new food businesses; protecting food workers 
Processing & Distribution distribution infrastructure; processing infrastructure 
Climate Change city’s climate action plan; food system summit 
Food Waste wasted food policy change 
Equity equity based policy change 

This table presents the policy efforts reported by survey respondents, organized by topic.

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