Local, Healthy Food Procurement Policies – Driving Demand for, and Improving the Availability of Local Healthy Foods
This evidence summary highlights promising practices municipalities looking to: develop local food procurement policies to support local food systems; augment demand for locally produced and healthy food; and improve the availability of healthy foods. A brief summary of several local food procurement policy initiatives in the U.S and Canada is presented to showcase different policy models, success and challenges.
January 1, 2015
Growing Food Connections
Cafeteria/Canteen, Children's Service/Child Care, Community-at-large, Long-term Care, Recreation Centre, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, School, Workplace
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)