The GoalProduction, processing, distribution, and sales of local, healthy food to all residents.
Increase consumption of local food
|Set targets||Metric to be determined|
Increase number of community garden plots
|35% increase by 2020||5 neighbourhoods or organizations have community gardens, up from 2 in 2014|
|Increase amount of finished compost produced by City each year||10% increase by 2020||2457 tonnes of raw compost was collected in 2017, up from 2222 tonnes in 2014|
Increasing local food production, processing, and consumption makes Whitehorse less vulnerable to weather-related supply interruptions; creates more local, green jobs; and reduces food insecurity.
Low. The City can influence food-based businesses and activities, but has little influence over production, regulation, and consumption.
Good. The City has been working on a comprehensive Local Food and Urban Agriculture Strategy. For more information on this work, visit the project page.