Since the 1960s, radical approaches to food systems change have flourished in Berkeley. From “back to the land” to Chez Panisse, experiments and innovations and have helped launch and shape the modern food movement. Today the Berkeley Food Policy Council (BFPC) connects and leverages the many efforts promoting a more equitable and healthy community and planet. On this tour, you will get a whole systems view of Berkeley’s alternative food system by exploring the connections between institutional purchasing, urban farming, youth empowerment, farmers’ markets, alternative food enterprises and an active Food Policy Council. This tour is coordinated by Bay Area Green Tours, a project of the Sustainable Business Alliance and member of the BFPC.