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County seeks sustainable food policy board members

Friday, February 6, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt is now accepting applications from those wishing to serve on the Austin Travis County Sustainable Food Policy Board. A letter from Eckhardt’s office states, “The Board was created to advise both the City Council and the Commissioners Court in areas concerning the availability of safe, nutritious, local and sustainably grown food and to aid in the coordination of local government activities with those of nonprofit and community organizations and local businesses. Persons with expertise and/or interests in these areas are encouraged to apply.” If interested, contact Loretta Farb by the end of the business day on Feb. 13, 2015, by email (, fax (512-854-9535) or regular mail (700 Lavaca St., Suite 2.300, Austin, TX 78701). Include a letter stating goals of service and a commitment to attend 80 percent or more of the monthly meetings along with a resume and a non-conflict of interest affidavit. Information on the board can be found here.

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