Food


Food Policy Action Plan

The City of Asheville has adopted Resolution 17-257, which re-establishes the City of Asheville’s Food Action Plan in support of the Asheville Buncombe Food Policy Agenda. Access to healthy, nutritious food and the ability to cultivate, harvest, process, sell, share and trade food contributes to a thriving and resilient city environment.


Actions Taken


Supporting Documents

Resolution 13-17 establishing a food policy action plan

Resolution 17-257 updating the food policy action plan


Contact

Amber Weaver, Sustainability Officer

(828) 271-6141

Related Services

Dispose of large, seasonal or unusual items

Information about disposing of large or unusual items such as furniture, household hazardous waste, or appliances. As well as instructions for brush, leaves, or Christmas trees.

Recycling guidelines

Information on what can be recycled, how to prepare items for collection, and composting.

Food News

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City of Asheville supports food waste reduction bill introduced to Congress

  Earlier in July, a group of representatives and senators introduced the Zero Food Waste Act to Congress. This legislation would advance the federal goal of halving US food loss and waste by 2030 and reduce the climate, resource, economic, and social impacts of food waste.    This bill would help communities meet local, regional, and [...]

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Asheville Office of Sustainability shares results of recent food waste audit

  Did you know that in the US nearly 40% of food is wasted, clogging our landfills and costing us over $408 billion annually?! The City of Asheville is working hard to think of solutions to reduce our waste and save our food.   The City of Asheville’s Office of Sustainability, in partnership with Sanitation and Buncombe County, [...]