Denver Food Action Plan, Denver, Colorado

Jurisdiction Name: Denver
State/Province: CO
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality/County
Population: 600,158
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2018
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: action plan, collective impact, community engagement, healthy, inclusive, low-income neighborhood, resilient, strategic action plan
Adopting Government Department(s):

Denver City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Denver City Departments
Support Entity(s):

Public and private partners will be identified as more projects are initiated

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

The Denver Food Action Plan, a supporting document for the city’s food system plan, Denver Food Vision, identifies activities currently led by City agencies and public partners that can build a healthier city. The action plan provides information on ongoing projects, and outlines the intended combined impact of the projects as they relate to larger ‘winnable goals’ of Denver Food Vision. The two projects detailed in the action plan are Denver Food Matters and Denver Food in Communities; both have three-year projected deliverables that started in 2018 and 2019 respectively, as well as intended outcomes and impacts.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1