Following our update in the last newsletter, the Vancouver Food Strategy, developed by city staff is now in its full draft form and will be presented to the regular Council meeting on Tuesday, January 29th. Council will then hear from speakers on Wednesday, January 30th at the Standing Committee. The meeting details and agenda can be found here.
Your input on the food strategy is welcome – communicate your thoughts to the Mayor and Councillors by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will receive all correspondence.
The Strategy includes 84 mentions of urban farming and page 58 of the document focuses specifically on urban farming including 7 priority action areas.