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City of Kamloops Food and Urban Agriculture Plan

City of Kamloops Food and Urban Agriculture Plan

Description:

 

Topic

Subtopic

Policy or Policy Excerpt

Document Location

food production;

urban agriculture;

 

Utilize existing land and infrastructure for sustainable urban food production

5.1.1

food production;

urban agriculture;

zoning;

Review zoning and other regulations to support urban and local agriculture

5.1.2

food sales, access and procurement

 

Support increased accessibility of local food production

5.1.3

processing, storage & distribution; food sales, access and procurement;

food processing;

Support commercial and community-based food processing facilities

5.2.1

food sales, access and procurement;

local procurement;

Review regulations and policies to support local purchasing

5.3.1

economic development;

 

Expand networks to support the economic sustainability of the food system

5.3.2

food sales, access and procurement

farmers’ markets;

Promote farmers' markets and business models that provide fresh foods and support local producers

5.3.3

food sales, access and procurement;

nutrition and public health

 

Increase access to healthy, local food for food-insecure populations

5.3.5

education

local food culture;

Celebrate our agricultural heritage

5.4.1

education

local food culture;

 

Promote the local food system through place-making efforts

5.4.3

water management;

 

Pursue innovations in water usage

5.5.1

waste management;

composting;

Reduce and recycle food waste and build healthy soils

5.5.2

education;

community food systems education;

Promote and facilitate knowledge transfer and skill development

5.6.1

education;

community food systems education;

Utilize existing resources for food system education

5.6.2

policy partnerships, advocacy and development;

Partnerships/advocacy/liaising;

Utilize partnerships to build capacity for food system health and sustainability

5.6.3

education;

community food systems education;

Promote food system education for specific population groups

5.6.4

education;

research and data collection;

Encourage food systems research

5.6.5

Municipality or First Nation

City of Kamloops

Sub-topics

community food system education
composting
farmers' markets
food processing
local food culture
local procurement
partnerships/advocacy/liaising
research and data collection
soil
zoning

Region

Thompson-Nicola

Document Type

Food Strategy

Topic

Economic Development
Education
Food Processing, Storage & Distribution
Food Production
Food Sales, Access & Procurement
Nutrition and Public Health
Policy Partnerships, Advocacy & Development
Urban Agriculture
Waste Management
Water Management

Level of Government

Municipal

Year

2015

Supplementary Information

No

Population Range

>75,000