Janine de la Salle, MA| MCIP| RPP Founder & Principal
Janine de la Salle brings over 12 years of experience in building
healthy communities and resilient food systems with government, university, private and non-profit sectors and is one of Canada’s leading professionals in the emerging field of food and agriculture system planning. As Principal of Urban Food Strategies Janine leads and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams to develop plans, strategies, policies, and designs to improve the resilience of social, economic, and environmental elements of food and agriculture systems. In 2010 after co-authoring and publishing a book entitled Agricultural Urbanism Janine received the President’s award for Young Planner of the Year from the Canadian Institute of Planners. Recently, Janine has been heavily involved in systems change and social innovation in shifting the charitable food sector from short to long-term community health solutions.