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Focus AreaCommunity Vitality and Sustainable Living
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GoalExpand and Enhance Local Food Production and Equitable Distribution
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Expand and develop new pathways for urban food production
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TacticCreate or enhance a coalition of community partners, such as an urban agriculture task force or Sioux Falls Food Council, to maximize urban food production
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TacticEducate and outreach to public on growing food in their yards, community gardens, and rooftop gardens
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TacticInventory public and private lands for underutilized property potentially suitable for urban agriculture, neighborhood orchards, and/or community gardens
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Assess and expand equitable distribution of leftover food in community
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TacticWork with restaurants and grocery stores to distribute more leftover food to the community to eat
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TacticReach out to organizations already doing this work to partner and expand efforts
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Improve access to local foods for people who do not grow their own food
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TacticPromote eating locally grown food and resources available on local food availability
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TacticAssess feasibility and barriers that exist to urban food production and foraging and eliminate barriers
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TacticExplore opportunities to expand local food access to residents who utilize nutrition assistance programs
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GoalFoster a Culture of Sustainability
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Engage, educate, and mobilize the community for sustainability and climate action
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TacticCreate a sustainability ambassador program
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TacticCreate a sustainability coalition to mobilize community-wide action
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TacticCreate a local award or prize for leaders making an impact with sustainability
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TacticCreate a sustainability advisory board
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TacticHost events that strengthen community capacity for sustainability and climate action
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TacticProvide actionable sustainability "how to" guides and other resources for residents and organizations to make sustainable choices
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TacticFurther incorporate sustainability and environmental education into schools' curriculums
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TacticIncrease sustainable behavior and decision-making by creating a campaign to shift toward more sustainable behavior
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Increase understanding of sustainability and efforts happening citywide
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TacticImprove the branding and communications strategy for the City's sustainability efforts
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TacticCreate a “sustainability tour” of local projects to inspire residents
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City government leads by example on sustainability efforts
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TacticIntegrate the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan into City strategy, planning, and budgetary decisions
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TacticCreate “how-to” guides and checklists for City departments and teams to improve operations and sustainability
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TacticDevelop and implement a sustainable procurement policy
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GoalImprove Resilience and Quality of Life
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Foster a sense of community and social cohesion
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TacticSupport additional neighborhood associations and neighborhood-based activities to promote local sustainability and resilience efforts
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Improve public health
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TacticEncourage biking and walking as transportation modes (See also Transportation tactics)
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TacticContinue working toward the goal of having a park or greenspace within a 1/2 mile of every resident
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TacticPromote physical health and equity benefits of alternative transportation and sustainable living
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Increase community preparedness and resilience to climate change
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TacticConduct a vulnerability assessment and act on recommendations
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TacticCollaborate with local agencies on climate preparedness and resilience
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TacticSupport mental health and well-being in the face of projected climate change impacts
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