The Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council sprang out of a recommendation of the Lehigh Valley Assessment Report developed by Buy Fresh Buy Local of the Greater Lehigh Valley in November, 2013 as a part of the EnvisionLV process.  As of July 2015 the founders team of the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council included The United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, RenewLV, CACLV, Northampton and Lehigh Counties, Penn State Cooperative Extension Office, Sodexo, Seven Generation Charter Schools, Rodale Institute, Second Harvest Food Bank, Nurture Nature Center, CADCA - Jordan Heights Neighborhood Revitalization, St. Luke's Hospital, Lehigh Valley Health Network, and New Bethany Ministries.