Winnipeg Food Council

The Food Council’s function is to:

  • Advise the Mayor and Council on food system related issues
  • Support the work of the community on food issues, enhance public health and local food security, and increase food literacy and access to food
  • Initiate the development of, and support the implementation, maintenance and evaluation of a City of Winnipeg Agricultural and Food Strategy to address municipal food security and food system issues.


12 Members (11 voting members and one non-voting member):

  • one member of Council
  • one member from health sector nominated by the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
  • two members involved with food production
  • one member from food businesses
  • one member from research sector
  • one member from community groups or networks connected to food issues
  • up to three citizen members at large
  • one representative nominated by the Province of Manitoba (non-voting)


5 citizen members


 2-year term to expire December 31, 2025


Clause 4 of the Report of the Executive Policy Committee dated February 8, 2017, as adopted by Council on February 22, 2017.

(For Terms of Reference, see Item No. 9, Council Decision April 28, 2022, Attachment of the Report of the Executive Policy Committee dated April 20, 2022)


A minimum of five times per year


Karin Kliewer, Planner
Planning, Property and Development Department

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