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The Economy of Local Food in Vancouver 2009

The Vancouver Economic Development Commission, as part of its efforts to develop an Economic Development Strategy for the City of Vancouver, has commissioned research into the economics of the local food system that will inform its recommendations to Vancouver City Council. The following is a brief summary of the major issues in the current system, along with recommendations to strengthen the system through a more effective utilization of local food and entrepreneurial spirit.

Prepared For: Vancouver Economic Commission
Prepared by: Centre for Sustainability and Social Innovation, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Author: Chris Hild (MBA)
Funded By: MITACS

Focus Category: Green Economy
Published: July 12, 2009

Land Acknowledgement

The Vancouver Economic Commission respectfully acknowledges that it is located on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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