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

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