Promoting Local and Healthy Food
Provide every Providence resident with access to safe, affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food. Cultivate a healthy environment by adopting ecologically sound and sustainable practices and ensuring fair working conditions. Support long-term economic development in the food sector.
Encourage and promote appropriately scaled agriculture production to meet the needs of residents.
Utilize existing manufacturing facilities and create new infrastructure to make Providence a major food processing hub for the New England region.
Utilize existing distribution infrastructure and create new distribution models to make Providence a major aggregation and distribution hub for the New England region.
Increase consumption of local and healthy food produced in ways that are ecologically-sound and provide fair and just working conditions and wages.