SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS

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“Ensuring our community can produce healthy, equitable, affordable food.”


A sustainable food system is one that:

• Ensures that all residents have access to healthy, affordable food options

• Is rooted is a healthy sustainable ecological environment

• Minimizes the environmental impact of food production and transport

• Facilitates and encourages local food production and processing

• Creates local jobs that provide fair working conditions and a living wage

• Benefits local economies by supporting local food producers, retailers and businesses

• Maximizes resources through collection and reuse of organics (compost) and other food related byproducts (i.e. fats, oils, grease)

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