For Austin to be a thriving, equitable, and ecologically resilient community, it must have a healthy and just local food system. Growing, selling, eating, and recovering food locally creates jobs, strengthens the economy, improves public health, and reduces transportation impacts.
Our vision for Austin’s food system is a connected, protected and community-integrated one that benefits everyone. Learn more about the City of Austin’s efforts:
Some important things to know about the state of Austin's food system are: