Philadelphia 2035 Plan

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: PDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2011
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: affordability, buy local, comprehensive plan, corner store, economic development, farmers market, food access, food infrastructure, food policy council, food retail, health, healthy eating, healthy food, intersectoral collaboration, land use, local food, school, school meal, school meal program, urban
Adopting Government Department(s):

Philadelphia City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Philadelphia City Planning Commission
Support Entity(s):

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Funding Amount: percentage of $25,400,000
Funding Sources: city, state, and federal partners including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Policy Outcome(s):

Enabled the creation of Get Healthy Philly, which includes Food Fit Philly.  This ensures that all Philadelphians have access to healthy, affordable food (locally grown where possible); institutionalized partnership between the Philadelphia City Planning Commission and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health; established strategies and activities for incorporating health in all policies.

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