Local Food

Local food helps people access homegrown and healthy foods within easy walking distance of where they live and work. A local food system also shortens the distance food travels and that people travel to buy food - that reduces demands on our transportation system and has less impact on the environment.

As well, a strong local food system economically supports local farmers, our rural communities and Waterloo Region as a whole.

More in-depth information about the Region's polices related to Local Food can be found in Chapter 3 of the Regional Official Plan. This Fact Sheet also provides an overview of Local Food initiatives in Waterloo Region.

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Phone: 519-575-4400

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