Greenworks Philadelphia

Jurisdiction Name: Philadelphia
State/Province: PA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 1,526,006
Population Range: 1 million or more
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2009
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: access, affordability, buy local, community garden, farmers market, food access, food infrastructure, food procurement, food retail, food security, food system, greenworks, greenworks philadelphia, health, healthy eating, healthy food, infrastructure, local, local food, locally grown, plan, procurement, retail, sustainability, sustainability plan
Adopting Government Department(s):

Philadelphia City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Philadelphia Mayor
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: Approximately $150,000 and one full time, two part time and a consulting firm over 9 months
Funding Sources: William Penn Foundation
Policy Outcome(s):

Greenworks Philadelphia is the city’s sustainability plan. The plan’s main objective is to make the city of Philadelphia the “greenest city of America”. It contains over 160 initiatives and progress on the plan has been reported annually since its publication in 2009.

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