The Jefferson County Food Policy Council is a diverse stakeholder collaborative located in Jefferson County, Colorado. We are a fiscally-sponsored project of the Trailhead Institute.

We work to build community power to influence policy change in the food system.

Our 95+ committed partner organizations and 65+ individual residents include residents, activists, farmers, food businesses, nonprofit organizations, local governments, and policymakers.


Influence policy to increase equitable access to healthy, local and affordable food and support a sustainable community food system.


Jefferson County is a food secure community with healthy food access for all residents, a vibrant and equitable farming infrastructure, a healthy ecosystem and a thriving local food economy.

Commitment to Equity and Justice

The Jefferson County Food Policy Council is committed to advancing equity and racial justice through systems reform, authentic collaboration, and supporting existing leadership and expertise of communities of color. Read our full commitment to equity and justice.