Sustainable Santa Fe 25-Year Plan, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Jurisdiction Name: Santa Fe
State/Province: NM
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 83,776
Population Range: 50,000 to 249,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2018
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: climate change, food economy, food security, health, healthy food, local food system, nutrition education, sustainability plan
Adopting Government Department(s):

Santa Fe City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Santa Fe Food Policy Council; Santa Fe Department of Public Works
Support Entity(s):

Sustainable Santa Fe Commission

Funding Amount: unknown
Funding Sources: Santa Fe Community Foundation and McCune provided grants to conduct the Community Conversations
Policy Outcome(s):

Sustainable Santa Fe is a 25-year plan that uses the Triple Bottom Line framework to build a carbon-neutral and sustainable community. The three components of the framework are: environmental resilience, economic vitality, and quality of life/social equity. Under the elements quality of life and social equity, ‘food systems’ is outlined as its own objective to support and strengthen the connection between and within local food systems by working with system actors and consumers to enhance sustainable practices, support the local food economy, and ensure food security. The food system objective has specific targets of: achieving annual increases in the City of Santa Fe’s procurement of New Mexico grown produce, increasing community access to food retail outlets, and expanding opportunities for local food producers to sell and distribute food locally.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1