Activating our collective potential: Montreal's Sustainable Food System Vision and Program
Engaging with Montreal's cross-sectoral stakeholders and communities to ensure an healthy, accessible, local and affordable diet for all.
Lead Applicant Organization Name
Montréal Métropole en Santé
Lead Applicant Organization Type
Small NGO (under 50 employees)
If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.
Quebec Ministry of Agriculture
Montreal Board of Public Health
Montreal Metropolitan Community
Social development office, City of Montréal
Food inspection service, City of Montreal
Centraide of greater Montreal
Table de concertation sur la faim et le développement social du Montréal métropolitain
Montreal Biofood Industry Council
Department of nutrition, University of Montréal
Urban Agriculture Lab AU-LAB
La Corbeille Bordeaux-Cartierville
The Green Line
University of Montréal & University of Montpellier
La fourmi verte
Maison d'entraide St-Paul & Émard
Les serres du dos blanc
Foundation of Greater Montreal
Union des producteurs agricoles
Website of Legally Registered Entity
How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?
Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?
Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?
Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?
The city of Montreal is situated on an island and covers an area of 431.50 km2.
What country is your selected Place located in?
Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.
We are stakeholders based in the city, with an expertise related to the food system, ensuring an healthy, accessible, local and affordable diet for all.
Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.
What is the estimated population (current 2020) in your Place?
Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.
Address the Challenges: Describe how your Vision will address the challenges described in the previous question.
High Level Vision: With these challenges addressed, now provide a high level description of how the Place and the lives of its People will be different than they are now.
Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?
How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?