Foodprint Melbourne

Planning a resilient city food system

Foodprint Melbourne is a research project that investigates ways of strengthening the resilience of Melbourne’s food system to increase equitable access to fresh, healthy foods and promote sustainable production and consumption for current and future generations.

The current phase of the project aims to strengthen the resilience of Victoria’s food system to the impacts of shocks and stresses by providing evidence and guidance about how to undertake food resilience planning.

The Foodprint Melbourne research team is based in the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne. The project is funded by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation.

Project partners include the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, City of Melbourne, City of Greater Bendigo, City of Whittlesea, Merri-bek City Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Wyndham City, Community Information & Support Victoria (CISVic), Foodbank Victoria, North East Local Food Strategy Action Group, Open Food Network, Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS) and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

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