Blog

The FPCSA blog features hot topics, policies, success stories, challenges, events, various perspectives and other happenings regarding the FPCSA and the budding local food system in San Antonio. All voices are welcome to submit stories (email info@foodpolicysa.org) that bring us closer to a sustainable, affordable food system for all.

Recent Posts

Second Annual Chicken Coop Tour

Second Annual Chicken Coop Tour

We’re hosting our 2nd annual San Antonio Chicken Walk coop tour, April 13, 2019. The self-guided tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. at Olmos Basin Farmers Market, where you can pick up a map and passport. Then proceed to the coops on the tour in any order. Coops will be...

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A Quick Look at Code Compliance

A Quick Look at Code Compliance

Have you ever had a notice from Code Compliance on your property? Or the dreaded red ticket? After hearing stories from a couple of members, we took a brief tour of the system to understand how the process works. Code Compliance is a division of the Department of...

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After policy wins, we turn to implementation

After policy wins, we turn to implementation

The Food Policy Council has had some significant policy wins: our 2015 zoning amendments for urban agriculture, and this year's change to the animal ordinance, increasing the allowed number of chickens. We also helped shape these SA Tomorrow Food System goals that...

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