GSFPC speaks out again on City’s Official Plan

GSFPC Co-Chair speaks to council in support of city staff recommendations to incorporate policies supportive of local and urban food production (like community gardens) in the new Official Plan: “Urban Food Touted“, Sudbury Star, March 5, 2013.

A pre-cursor to the council involving some of the same members submitted suggestions during the Official Plan public input period in early 2012. Those suggestions laid the groundwork for the current changes recommended by staff, also assisting was a new push by the provincial government to consider local food in planning efforts.