Philadelphia Food Charter

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: charter
Year: 2008
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food security
Keywords: access, affordability, agriculture, buy local, food access, food charter, food infrastructure, food production, food security, food system, healthy eating, healthy food, healthy food access, infrastructure, local, local food, non-binding policy, philadelphia food charter, production, sustainability, sustainable food, urban, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

Philadelphia City Council

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


Funding Amount: not applicable
Funding Sources: not applicable
Policy Outcome(s):

Articulated the City’s commitment to supporting a food system that benefits the community, economy and environment.  Additionally, it mentions the intention to establish a Food Policy Council.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1