admin by Toni Boot | 23 Oct 2017
Topics:
Health & Wellness,Local Food

Support a regional food system project in the Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys.

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A regional food system project uses existing data and data gathered through field research that will: 

– gauge the potential to increase food production and processing for local markets in the Okanagan and Similkameen regions; 

– demonstrate whether, and to what extent, increasing local food production could improve food self-reliance, benefit the economy, and create jobs;
– outline the potential to reduce some detrimental environmental impacts from food production in the Okanagan and Similkameen regions; and
– identify current policy gaps that hinder such a food system and propose policy changes to address these gaps.

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