SUSTAINABLE LOCAL FOOD INITIATIVES

Local Food

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Welcome to the City of Pittsburgh’s sustainable food information site. This site was designed to fulfill one of the key metrics of the Pittsburgh Climate Action Plan 3.0: making information about sustainable activities more accessible.

The Climate Action Plan 3.0 takes a new approach toward climate-change mitigation. Action plans and strategies are presented around six key areas; Energy Generation & Distribution, Buildings & End Use Efficiency, Transportation & Land Use, Waste & Resource Recovery, Food & Agriculture, and Urban Ecosystems. While each area has specific goals and actions, there is significant overlap among many of the action areas which create a more holistic plan which provides opportunities for the greatest impact. Coordination across sectors will yield the greatest benefits.

In 2016, the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact was signed by Mayor Peduto, representing Pittsburgh's commitment to the principles established in the pact and approval for continuing with internal procedures.