Baltimore Sustainability Plan, Ordinance No. 09-141

Jurisdiction Name: Baltimore City
State/Province: MD
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 620,961
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2009
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: access, affordability, agriculture, buy local, consumption, food access, food consumption, food marketing, food production, food system, healthy, healthy eating, healthy food, institution, land use, local, local food, marketing, production, school, urban, urban agriculture, water
Adopting Government Department(s):

Baltimore City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Baltimore Office of Sustainability
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plan incorporated food system goals and recommendations related to urban agriculture, food availability, food access, local food procurement, and local/regional food data; helped lead to a number of programs and initiatives such as the Land Leasing Initiative, Baltimore Food Policy Initiative, Power in Dirt Initiative, Future Harvest-CASA Beginner Farmer Training Program, Baltimarket, and Baltimore Climate Action Plan

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1