C049 Support Producers of Locally Grown Food

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church requests the staff of faith communities, dioceses, camp and conference centers and other Episcopal institutions to consider allocating a defined percentage of their total annual food expenditure to food locally grown or freshly processed, using resources such as or similar to the Diocese of Delaware’s 2017 convention resolution, Support Producers of Locally Grown Food; and be it further

Resolved, That this 79th General Convention urge Episcopal Church institutions, schools and faith communities, as they provide, prepare and serve meals and distribute food at events and ministries, to make every effort to use locally grown and processed foods.

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