Research and Policy

Next Meeting

Tuesday, January 16, 4pm
DFPC Office - Julian C. Madison Building
1420 Washington Blvd., Ste 230
Detroit, MI 48226

For a calendar of all our meetings and events visit Events 

About the Committee

The primary responsibilities of the Research and Policy Committee are:

  • Review and update the City of Detroit Food Security Policy
  • Monitor existing policies and participate in the development of new policies related to urban agriculture and access to land
  • Conduct follow up activities related to An Economic Analysis of the Detroit Food System
  • Develop connections between and among local, state and federal food and non-food related organizations
  • Plan and implement the Detroit Food System Report

The subcommittees of the Research and Policy Committee focus on specific tasks:
Land Use
Economic Impact Study
Food Security Policy Update
Food System Report

Current Projects

Food Security Policy Update

Detroit Food Toolkit

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