Calgary Food System Assessment and Action Plan, Calgary, Alberta

Jurisdiction Name: Calgary
State/Province: AB
Country: Canada
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 1,239,220
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2012
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: city, distribution, evaluation, food access, food consumption, food insecurity, food production, food security, food system, food systems, food systems plan, food systems planning, food waste reduction, land use, local food system, plan, retail, sustainable local food system, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

City of Calgary Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): City of Calgary, Calgary Food Committee
Support Entity(s):

Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development; Alberta Health Services

Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

The plan provides a baseline analysis of Calgary’s food system in order to identify issues, areas of opportunity, and gaps between the city’s current food system and previously identified targets. The plan also includes community action plans to develop and implement effective food practices at a localized level.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1