Press Release

The Bloomington Food Policy Council, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has received tax exempt status as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization from the IRS on 15 May 2014 with an effective date of 7 October 2011. Incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 2011, the Council was formed to increase and preserve access to sustainably produced, locally grown, healthful food for all residents in Monroe and surrounding counties. For more information on the activities of the Council, to become a member, or make a tax-deductible contribution, please visit us at or email

Submitted by: H. Michael Simmons, Chair, Bloomington Food Policy Council