"Melbourne and Urban Food Production | Sustainable Cities Collective" #urbanfarming #foodsecurity

Priding itself in being renowned in diverse and multicultural food traditions and cuisine, Melbourne, Australia is recognizing the impact food has on the health and well-being of its community and is committed to promoting a healthy food system. A food system includes all the activities involved with production, processing, transportation, and consumption of food. The City of Melbourne not only wants a secure and healthy food system, but one that is also sustainable, thriving, and socially inclusive. With 40 percent of household rubbish coming from food waste , Melbourne is determined to make positive changes that benefit the environment and its citizens. As part of their goal to improve the health and well-being of their citizens as well as domestic and international visitors, they have created a policy called Food City . Basically, Food City will implement guidelines and...

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