Regional Food System Strategy, Metro Vancouver

Jurisdiction Name: Metro Vancouver Region
State/Province: BC
Country: Canada
Type of Government: Regional Agency
Population: 2.46 million
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: agriculture, community garden, development, farmers market, farmland preservation, food access, food infrastructure, food processing, food procurement, food production, food purchasing, food security, food system, food system metrics, healthy food, land use, local food, rural agriculture, sustainability, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver)

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver)
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: n/a
Funding Sources: n/a
Policy Outcome(s):

The plan outlines the following five goals: increased capacity to produce food close to home; improving the financial viability of the food sector; people making healthy and sustainable food choices; everyone has access to healthy, culturally diverse & affordable food; a food system consistent with ecological health.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1Link 2