The Nation’s and World’s First Food Policy Council

Left to Right: Ed McMillan, Mary Nelle Traylor, Fred Pickett, Mayor Randy Tyree, Doug Coulter, Ruth Bletner, Hoyle McNeil, Lucius Churchill

Left to Right: Ed McMillan, Mary Nelle Traylor, Fred Pickett, Mayor Randy Tyree, Doug Coulter, Ruth Bletner, Hoyle McNeil, Lucius Churchill

Did you know that the Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council was the first food policy council in the world? It was created on July 1, 1982! Read more about the background, history and experiences of the Food Policy Council here in theĀ Summary and History of the Knoxville-Knox County Food Policy Council.