Values-Aligned Food Purchasing and Service - Promising Examples from US Federal Agencies and
19 July 2023
FEDERAL GOOD FOOD PURCHASING COALITION | 1 VALUES-ALIGNED FOOD PURCHASING AND SERVICE: PROMISING EXAMPLES FROM US FEDERAL AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS | JULY 2023 Food Service Guidelines for Federal Facilities One mechanism for leveraging the power of federal food procurement is the Food Service Guidelines for Federal Facili. [...] For example, the RFP described the Museum of Natural History as being interested in “us[ing] its eateries to showcase trends in the American diet towards organic, sustainable food products sourced locally and fresh, not frozen.”35 In practice, the Museum’s cafés work to procure local and sustainable foods wherever feasible, in alignment with both the Museum’s goals and those of Compass The Smithso. [...] FEDERAL GOOD FOOD PURCHASING COALITION | 7 VALUES-ALIGNED FOOD PURCHASING AND SERVICE: PROMISING EXAMPLES FROM US FEDERAL AGENCIES AND PROGRAMS | JULY 2023 Bureau of Prisons As of February 2023, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) was responsible for the custody and care of over 158,000 people (92% of whom are in federal facilities) and had. [...] About the Federal Good Food Purchasing Coalition The Federal Good Food Purchasing Coalition is working to leverage federal food purchasing to spur a just, healthy, and sustainable food system. [...] Led by the Center for Good Food Purchasing, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Farm Action, Friends of the Earth, and Health Care Without Harm, the Coalition fosters collaboration and coordination to advance values-aligned food purchasing and service in federal facilities and programs.