Our goal: Vancouver will become a global leader in urban food systems
A stronger local food system reduces the environmental impact of food production and transportation, and contributes to human health.
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Our target: Increase city-wide and neighbourhood food assets by a minimum of 50% over 2010 levels
Progress we've made so far
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Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and target
Read the rules for keeping hens in your backyard, and learn how to care for and register your hens.
Find community garden locations, resources, and information on how to create new gardens.
The Vancouver Food Strategy is a plan to improve our food system, making the city more equitable, sustainable, and economically healthy.
The Vancouver Landfill composting facility creates compost from yard trimmings for sale and donation. You may pick up compost from the landfill.