Fairfax Food Council

Fairfax County, Virginia

WHAT WE DO

Fairfax Food Council is a coalition of citizens that advocate and promote food system and policy changes benefiting Fairfax communities, especially underserved communities.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

10777 Main Street, Suite 325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Terri Siggins,
Project Manager

Fairfax Food Council logoFairfax Food Council (FFC) was established by the Partnership for a Healthier Fairfax in 2015 with a vision of a vibrant food system where healthy, accessible and affordable food is valued as a basic human right. Its mission is to facilitate community partnerships and efforts to promote healthy eating.

Working Groups

Food Access Working Group

The Food Access Working Group works collaboratively to develop innovative initiatives to increase the number of healthy food access points in the Fairfax community in the areas of highest need.

Urban Agriculture Working Group

The Urban Agriculture Working Group focuses on expanding gardens at schools, places of worship and other community settings and increasing access to fresh produce through pantry donations from gardens.

Food Literacy Working Group

The Food Literacy Working Group facilitates collaborative initiatives to develop food literacy and nutrition education programming that is available and delivered through a variety of avenues.

Come to a Fairfax Food Council Meeting

Working Group and Steering Committee meetings are open to the public. All meetings take place at the Fairfax County Health Department, Kelly Square, 3rd floor, 10777 Main Street, Fairfax, Va. (unless otherwise noted). Please email Terri.Siggins@fairfaxcounty.gov to RSVP for an upcoming meeting or for more information.

Joint Work Group Meetings

Joint work group meetings will occur quarterly in 2019 on the fourth Monday of the month from 2 to 4 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar

27
Apr

25

10:00AM, Britepaths 3959 Pender Dr #200, Fairfax, VA 22030

May

20
May

22

8:30AM, Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center | 3740 Old Lee Highway | Fairfax, VA…

May

29
Jun

24
Jun

26
Jul

18
Aug

26
Aug

28
Sep

25
Oct

17
Nov

27