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Equitable Development Toolkit – Local Food Procurement

This US-based toolkit provides an overview of the ways in which stakeholders can advocate for and implement local food procurement policies in a manner that ensures the equitable improvement of local and regional food systems. Sections of this toolkit explore: the definition and the benefits of implementing a local food procurement policy; basic steps for implementation; key stakeholders to include in the process; challenges; success factors; and examples of implementation.

Resource Information

Date

March 1, 2015

Author

Policy Link

Type

Toolkit

Setting

Cafeteria/Canteen, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Long-term Care, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, Workplace

Age

Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Systems & Local Food

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, National

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