We are supporting eco-friendly agricultural practices and local food production on NCC-managed lands.

We have committed to four actions and six indicators under the “Sustainable food” goal. 

Our actions

Each action has a set of indicators — with clear, concrete and measurable targets — to evaluate success. The status of each are as reported in the 2020-2021 annual report.

8.1 Create a campaign to promote local food production on NCC-managed lands.

Indicators Status
Launch a local food campaign White check mark in a green circle icon

8.2 Create a food strategy for urban lands to complement the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Strategy.

Indicators Status
Complete a food strategy White hyphen in an dark grey circle icon
Establish five new partnerships to help us carry out the urban food strategy White hyphen in an dark grey circle icon

8.3 Improve the conservation and quality of soil and water resources.

Indicators Status
Launch five pilot or research projects to gather data about soil health and quality White check mark in a green circle icon

8.4 Diversify and increase food production on Greenbelt farmlands.

Indicators Status
Complete an assessment of the food produced on NCC-managed lands (type, quality and quantity, currently and in the future) White exclamation point in an orange circle icon
Convert at least 200 hectares of existing Greenbelt farmlands for food production White check mark in a green circle icon

LEGEND:

White check mark in a green circle icon This action is complete or is on track for the target to be met on time.
White exclamation point in an orange circle icon Work toward this action has begun, but issues have arisen that have delayed the project beyond its deadline, or that will make it difficult to attain the target.
White X in an red circle icon The target for this action will not be met or has not been met.
White hyphen in an dark grey circle icon Work toward this action has not yet begun.