Function:

This committee shall gather and address problems found within food production, consumption, processing, distribution, and waste disposal with the primary focus on finding solutions to problems that promote sustainability, economic development, and social justice in the food system of the Columbia and surrounding areas by educating government officials about issues of the food system, making policy recommendations, research, fostering of cooperation among private, public, and non-profit interests. 

 

Composition:

The board consists of fifteen (15) members.
Term of office is two (2) years with one (1) reappointment.

 

Meetings:

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
 

Committee Members:

Name
Term Ends
John Andoh
June 2021
Marie Boyd
June 2021
Victoria Brown
June 2021
Richard Chesley
June 2021
Kitwanda Cyrus
June 2021
Tracy Dixon 
June 2021
Minetta Draft
June 2021
Carrie Draper
June 2021
Breanna Grant
June 2021
Doug Groendyke
June 2021
John Newman
June 2021
Ashley Page
June 2021
Sarah Simmons 
June 2021
Christina Spach
June 2021
Amy Weaver
June 2021


Subcommittees:

  • Communications
  • Food Equity
  • Local Procurement
  • Zoning


Contact Info:

Mr. Taylor Wright
Special Assistant
Office of the Mayor
City of Columbia
P.O. Box 147
Columbia, SC 29217
(803) 545-3039