Eating Here: Greater Philadelphia’s Food System Plan

Jurisdiction Name: Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
State/Province: PA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Regional Agency
Population: 5,965,343
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: access, agriculture, buy local, conservation, distribution infrastructure, eating here, economic development, farmland, farmland preservation, food access, food distribution, food infrastructure, food production, food security, food system, food system plan, foodshed, healthy, healthy eating, healthy food, healthy food access, land use, local, local food, philadelphia food system plan, preservation, production, sustainability, sustainable agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
Support Entity(s):

Greater Philadelphia Food System Stakeholder Committee

Funding Amount: not available
Funding Sources: DVRPC
Policy Outcome(s):

identified opportunities to develop the regional economy and strengthen Philadelphia’s agricultural sector, decrease waste and want, improve public health, protect the region

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1