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

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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City Run-Off Candidates Respond to Food Policy Issues

City Run-Off Candidates Respond to Food Policy Issues

With a contentious mayoral race and six city council seats competing in the run-off election on June 10, the FPCSA board decided it was a good time to jump into the conversation and ask the candidates about their platform on food and building a sustainable local food...

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