Growing Community Gardens in Waterloo Region

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Speaker: Carol Popovic
Session: Exploring the Role of Municipalities in Community Food Growing

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  • clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gt1s6x61jgc - health
  • Story of how policy became a reality with the start-up of a police community garden
  • See: http://chd.region.waterloo.on.ca/en/researchResourcesPublications/resources/FoodFriendlyMunicipalities.pdf
  • Growing Community Gardens in Waterloo Region

    1. 1. Growing Community Gardens in Waterloo Region • Carol Popovic– Region of Waterloo Public Health • Bring Food Home, Windsor, Ontario – November 18, 2013 Building Healthy and Supportive Communities
    2. 2. Bi-level municipal structure 2
    3. 3. Policy steps • City of Kitchener policy workshop - 1997 • Network and partnership development (1997 -2009) • Regional Official Plan (2009) • Municipal official plans (2011 to present) • Food System Roundtable (2012) Building Healthy and Supportive Communities
    4. 4. Making the case • Policy value • Financial value • Environmental value • Social value Building Healthy and Supportive Communities
    5. 5. Policy implementation recommendations • • • • • • New developments Zoning and by-laws Inventory Incentives Start-up and maintenance Education Building Healthy and Supportive Communities
    6. 6. Regional policy becomes reality
    7. 7. Municipality Official Plans (2011-2014)
    8. 8. Thank-you! • Contact Region of Waterloo Public Health for more information, 519-575-4400 extension 5336 • Visit our website http://chd.region.waterloo.on.ca/en/ Building Healthy and Supportive Communities
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