Presentation on theme: "Eugene Food Security Policy ● Food Security & Scoping Resource Plan, 2009 ○CC approves Eugene Sustainability Commission rec. to identify City’s Role ●"— Presentation transcript:
Eugene Food Security Policy ● Food Security & Scoping Resource Plan, 2009 ○CC approves Eugene Sustainability Commission rec. to identify City’s Role ● Lane County Food Market Analysis, 2010 ○Develop local sourcing contracts ● Sustainability Commission: Food Subcommittee Recommendations, 2012 ○ Allocate of larger city lot for seasonal farmers market (1.2) ○ Update land use code to facilitate food processing siting (3.3) ○ Appoint/identify a city staff member with expertise to evaluate other actions for feasibility (3.4).
Eugene Food Security Plan ● Identify and create more opportunities for growers/farm direct sales ● Expanding Farmers Markets ● Land Use Policy Revision ● Community Climate and Energy Action Plan (CEAP) Integration
Community Climate and Energy Action Plan ● Develop Community Food Security Assessment ● Implement a “Buy climate-friendly first” food purchasing policy for public institutions ○ The University of Oregon dining halls buy 20% locally grown food ○ Lane County grown produce purchased by Lane County Schools increased 268 % between 2009 and 2012
FFLC/Rural Lane Community Food Assessment Weak food security plan on city level → increased need for 501(c)(3) organizations such as FFLC FFLC has focused its efforts on emergency food services 30 emergency food pantries throughout Lane County
FFLC/Rural Lane Community Food Assessment 2010-20112011-2012 Individuals39124022 Households1503? 2010-20112011-2012 Individuals16261395 Households594541 How many people have accessed an emergency food box in Florence? How many people have accessed an emergency food box in Oakridge? Total Population: 3,191 Information from FFLC Rural Lane County Community Food Assessment; Oregon Food Bank 2012