2017 Arizona Food Summit

Thanks to the nearly 200 statewide food systems stakeholders who joined our Arizona Food Summit! Stay tuned to this space for updates on the 5-year roadmap to a healthy Arizona!

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Arizona Food & Agriculture Advisory Council

The Director of the Department of Agriculture has appointed members representing four distinct vocations to the Arizona Food & Agriculture Advisory Council that will serve at the discretion of the Director. The Director shall consult with and take advice from the Council on matters before the Council and that impact the work of the Council. Members will represent agriculture, emergency food providers, economic development and food equity groups within Arizona, with no more than four members representing Maricopa County entities. Each will serve five-year terms (initial members will serve staggered terms).


The Advisory Council shall meet no less than three times per year and facilitate the implementation of a five-year roadmap to creating a healthier Arizona created at the Arizona Food Summit. The Council shall also provide an annual progress report to the Director for distribution. The Council may create subcommittees and other supporting groups to work on priority areas and will have support from staff at the Department of Agriculture.

Five-Year Roadmap to a Healthier Arizona

The Arizona Food & Agriculture Advisory Council will facilitate the implementation of a five-year roadmap to creating a healthier Arizona created at the Arizona Food Summit. The initial roadmap is as follows:

How do we bolster Arizona's emergency food network?

How do we create an equitable food system?

What are long-term food security solutions through economic development?


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Contact

For more information please contact info@arizonafoodsummit.org.