2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council taken steps to support local food growing?

Question code
Waste Reduction & Food
Local Food Growing
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Criteria met if the council has proactively created more space for local food growing through providing funding, land, staff or other resources to support:
- community orchards
- schools to have growing spaces
- community or city farms or gardens, including edible fruit/veg/herbs patches in public spaces such as parks, rooftops or grass verges.


Allotment space is not included in this question as it is a statutory requirement for councils to provide allotments.

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