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 firstname.lastname@example.org) that bring us closer to a sustainable, affordable food system for all.
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...read more
For the fourth consecutive year, the FPCSA is part of San Antonio's Big Give, a city-wide day of focused fundraising scheduled for May 4, 2017. The Big Give, also in its fourth year, hopes to raise $6 million for South Central Texas' many worthy charitable...read more
Since its establishment in 2010, the Food Policy Council of San Antonio names a new President to take the helm. As of January 18, 2017, the new President is Mitch Hagney, a farmer, food entrepreneur and owner of LocalSprout Food Hub. After graduating from Trinity...read more
After more than two years of work, the efforts of the Farm to School Work Group are beginning to see the idea take root in San Antonio. Since December of 2016, there have been three positive meetings and events with more on the horizon. On the morning of December 7,...read more
Though farm to school is a wildly successful national movement, it's been slow to catch on in San Antonio. But, there is one San Antonio elementary school that is embracing this healthy initiative and leading the way for others to follow. Colonial Hills Elementary, a...read more