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2016 applications for new members are now closed. 

Our 2017 application process will begin on April 1, 2017 and close on April 30, 2017. We welcome you to apply then!

Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that is helping shape the future of food and agriculture in Edmonton? The Edmonton Food Council is comprised of 15 members and accepts new members once a year, for three-year terms.

The Council's Role

As a volunteer committee of the City, the Edmonton Food Council's primary role is to advise and act on matters related to the implementation of fresh: Edmonton's Food and Agriculture Strategy. They help to provide oversight and support to the ongoing implementation of the recommendations in fresh. The Edmonton Food Council aims to engage with the community on relevant and timely issues related to food and urban agriculture. Specific activities that the Edmonton Food Council undertakes to perform this role include:

  • providing advice to City of Edmonton administration and other key stakeholders
  • monitoring and reporting on the progress of implementation
  • identifying emerging issues and opportunities
  • proposing key work priorities to the City
  • maintaining relationships with the food and urban agriculture community
  • engaging with the community on relevant and timely issues
  • facilitating connections between key players, such as various City departments, community partners and local food businesses.


Events organized by the Edmonton Food Council, and the broader Edmonton community are shared on the Food Council's website and through the Food in the City newsletter.

Food in the City Newsletter

For More Information

fresh: Edmonton's Food and Urban Agriculture Strategy

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