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The CALGARY EATS! vision is to create a sustainable and resilient food system for the Calgary region


  With direction from City of Calgary Council, the Calgary Food Committee was established to undertake a Food System Assessment and Action Plan for Calgary.  Now that the Assessment and Action Plan is completed, the Calgary Food Committee is focused on catalyzing action towards the Calgary Food Vision.   As the CALGARY EATS! A Food System Assessment and Action Plan for Calgary is a community plan, membership on the committee includes diverse representation from all sectors of the food system for example some of the members are farmers, local businesses, chefs, educators, industry experts, and scientists.   The purpose of the Calgary Food Committee in this implementation phase is to:
  • Support, monitor and report on progress on action items identified within the Food Assessment;
  • Monitor and report on progress for achieving the food vision and principles within the context of imagineCALGARY (imagineCALGARY's food related targets); and
  • Maintain an information base related to Calgary's food system.