City of Portland and Multnomah County Climate Action Plan

Jurisdiction Name: Multnomah County
State/Province: OR
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 790,294
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2009
GFC Topic: community food production
Keywords: advisory group, agriculture, development, food access, food distribution, food infrastructure, food procurement, food production, food purchasing, food security, food system, food system metrics, food waste, land use, local food, reporting, rural agriculture, sustainability
Adopting Government Department(s):

City of Portland, Multnomah County

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Multnomah County Office of Sustainability
Support Entity(s):

City of Portland Office of Planning and Sustainability

Funding Amount: N/A
Funding Sources: N/A
Policy Outcome(s):

Work to reestablish funding to the Oregon State University Extension Service for educational opportunities; integrate sustainable food system issues into planning process for Multnomah Food Initiative; encourage local food production, providing incentives and removing regulatory obstacles; develop policy and provide programmatic resources to increase percentage of home-grown and locally-sourced foods; promote consideration of carbon emissions related to food procution, transportation, use and disposal as cirteria for purchasing decisions; prepare and assessment of climate-related vulnerabilities, strengths and resiliency of local food to better understand likely impacts of climate change.

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