Mobile Market Ordinance No. 15-2010

Jurisdiction Name: Lancaster
State/Province: PA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 59,322
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2010
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food security
Keywords: access, buy local, farmers market, food access, food retail, food security, fruit, healthy, healthy food, local, local food, low-income, mobile, mobile market, mobile vending, produce, retail, school, underserved, vegetables
Adopting Government Department(s):

City Council of Lancaster

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Lighten Up Lancaster County
Support Entity(s):

Lancaster City, Fulton Elementary School, Spanish American Civic Association, King Elementary

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Policy Outcome(s):

changed a vending ordinance to help farmers sell local produce in areas that needed additional fresh produce access; led to launch of Mobile Markets, an initiative of Lighten Up Lancaster County and SACA to provide fresh fruits and vegetables to local communities with limited access; Lighten Up Lancaster County identified and received approval for vendors to operate at 3 sites in low-income neighborhoods in Lancaster City: Fulton Elementary School, Spanish American Civic Association and King Elementary

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1