It’s been three years since the Vancouver Food Strategy was endorsed by City Council, and the Golden Carrot Awards honour and celebrate the significant and positive advances that have been made to create more just and sustainable food systems in the City of Vancouver.
There are five awards – each award category aligning with the Vancouver Food Strategy goals. One award for each goal to go toward an individual or team in non-profit, business, or public sectors that has made significant contributions to that goal. The five goals are:
1. Support food friendly neighbourhoods2. Empower residents to take action3. Improve access to healthy, affordable, culturally diverse food for all residents4. Make food a centerpiece of Vancouver’s green economy5. Advocacy for a just and sustainable food system with partners and at all levels of government
More information regarding the Vancouver Food Strategy can be found here: vancouver.ca/foodpolicy
The Awards will be presented on April 13th at the Vancouver Food Policy Council meeting.
People are welcome to nominate themselves or others in their organizations, agencies or communities.
• The nominee meets the nomination criteria• The degree to which the work makes significant and lasting contribution to the goal • The degree to which work impacts multiple elements of the food system• The degree to which the work incorporates an innovative approach, partnerships and collaborations, and works across various sectors.