Fairfax Food Council

Fairfax County, Virginia

WHAT WE DO

The Fairfax Food Council is a coalition of citizens, nonprofits, faith partners, county agencies and businesses that advocate and promote food system and policy changes benefitting Fairfax communities, especially underserved communities.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

10777 Main Street, Suite 325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Diane Charles,
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 & Literacy Working Group

The Food Access & Literacy 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. The working group also facilitates collaborative initiatives to develop food literacy and nutrition education programming that is available and delivered through a variety of avenues.

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.

Connect to a Fairfax Food Council Meeting

Working Group and Steering Committee meetings are open to the public. All meetings are virtual until further notice (unless otherwise noted). Please email HDFairfaxFoodCouncil@fairfaxcounty.gov to RSVP for an upcoming meeting or for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sep

30

10:30AM,   Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Oct

15

10:30AM, Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Oct

19

10:00AM,   Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Oct

28

10:30AM,   Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Nov

16

10:00AM,   Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Nov

18

10:30AM,   Online meeting. For details about how to join, please contact…

Fairfax Virtual Assistant