Building local food

This solution was shared by Building Local Food , 15 August 2021

Print date: 05 October 2022 12:22

Description of the innovative solution

Circular economy Community building Closing nutrient loop Food biodiversity Advertising restriction Food environment - external Food environment - personal Consumer choice Behavior change Fats - sugars - salts Healthy diet Local garden Urban planning Infrastructure Capacity building Double-duty action

Our food environment can be defined as the physical features of our neighborhood and how they interact with our personal circumstances. Local food environments would introduce a system that delivers the widest possible variety of fresh food that is available, accessible, and affordable. Nutritious food sold in local markets, shops, and restaurants every day would influence better food choices and allow individuals to decide, within their local environment, what to eat. In more pointed terms, advertising and supply of factory foods are limited by various local fresh foods.

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Food quality Food safety Food availability Food affordability Food desirability Climate mitigation Reducing biodiversity loss Reducing pollution

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SDG 2: Zero Hunger SDG 3: Good Health and Well-being SDG 4: Quality Education SDG 5: Gender Equality SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure SDG 10: Reduced Inequality SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions SDG 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal


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