Food Policy Council

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All boards and commissions have the option to meet virtually because of COVID-19. Please contact the individual board chair or administrator for specific meeting information.

The Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council monitors and evaluates the performance of Knoxville's food system, in terms of costs, availability, accessibility and implications for public health/economic efficiency, public awareness of food issues, improvement of food supply and distribution network in Knoxville.


Eleven members are on the Council. Five are appointed by the City Mayor and six are appointed by the County Mayor. Terms are for three-years and staggered so that no more than four expire in any year. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms. In the event of a vacancy, an appointment may be made only for the unexpired portion of the term.


The Food Policy Council meeting schedule for 2020 is:

February 20 from 8:30 - 9:30am
May 21 from 8:30 - 9:30am
August 20 from 8:30 - 9:30am
November 19 from 8:30 - 9:30am

All meetings will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at CAC's LT Ross Building (2247 Western Ave).

Click here to view current council membership and to check for opportunities to serve on this council.