Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2018-C049
Title: Urge Episcopal Institutions to Source Food Locally
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church request 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.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Austin, 2018 (New York: General Convention, 2018), p. 686.