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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.

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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 M361 Montreal Schoolboard Moisson 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 Équiterre Foundation of Greater Montreal Union des producteurs agricoles

Website of Legally Registered Entity

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • Under 1 year

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?

  • Partners


Join the conversation:

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Hi Erika Salem Great to see you joining the Prize!
We noticed your submission is missing responses in some questions. Feel free to make continue making changes and update it until January 31, 2020. We'd love to see a more developed version! This will help the community provide you with feedback and possibly even collaborate with you.

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Hi Erika Salem Great to see you joining the Prize!
We noticed your submission is currently unpublished.
The Early Submission Deadline is almost there. Publish your Vision by 5:00pm EST on December 5, 2019 and have the opportunity to attend an invitation-only webinar with members of The Rockefeller Foundation’s Food team, the Sponsors of this Prize.
You can publish it by hitting the "Publish" button at the top of your facepost. You can also update your Vision at any time before 31 January 2020 by clicking on the "Edit Contribution" on top.
We're looking forward to seeing your submission in this Prize.