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L.A. is Leading the Good Food Movement!

The L.A. City Council is poised to adopt the L.A. Good Food Purchasing Pledge via the Good Food Purchasing and Procurement Motion, sponsored by Councilmember Paul Koretz, on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

The Good Food Purchasing Pledge is the most comprehensive procurement policy in the country. Many cities and other government entities around the country have adopted food procurement policies focused on nutrition standards or preference for locally produced food, and a few cities, including Los Angeles, have sweatfree purchasing policies that include food. But none have an inclusive procurement policy that addresses support for the local economy, sustainable production, a valued workforce, animal welfare and nutrition.

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