Portfolio

Urban Food Strategy team members have been working with public, private, non-profit groups and universities since 2003 to find practical, impactful solutions for increasing the engagement in and sustainability of regional and urban food systems. To date, Janine  has:

 

Detailed Project Listing

 

FOOD and AGRICUTLURE SYSTEM PLANNING

Food Secure Oliver (2016-2018) | Town of Oliver, BC

AgRefresh (2016-2017) | City of Abbotsford, BC

Agricultural Area Plan (2015) | Regional District of North Okanagan, BC

Sustainable Food System Opportunity Assessment (2014) | University of Alberta, Edmonton AB

Local Food Infrastructure Assessment and Plan (2014) | Cowichan Valley Regional District, BC

City of Nanaimo Food Strategy (2013) | City of Nanaimo, BC

Mackenzie Food Strategy (2013) | District of Mackenzie, BC

Fresh: City Wide Urban Agriculture and Food System Strategy (2013) | City of Edmonton, AB

Food and Agriculture Policy Set (2011) | City of Edmonton, AB

Agriculture Now: Building a Strong Agriculture Sector (2011) | City of Campbell River, BC

Sustainable Food System Feasibility Study  (2011) | University of Alberta, Edmonton AB

Food Fuel + Fibre (2010) | BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, Victoria BC

Official Community Plan Update  (2009) | Town of Smithers

Albuquerque Food System Strategy (2008) | City of Albuquerque, NM

Official Community Plan Update (2008) | District of Central Saanich, BC

Securing Farmers’ Markets for the Future in Vancouver  (2007) | Vancouver Farmers’ Market Society, Vancouver BC

 

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES and SOCIAL INNOVATION

Social Innovation in Food Banks, Environmental Scan (2016) | Greater Vancouver Food Bank, Vancouver BC

Mobile Market Feasibility Study (2014) | Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, Vancouver BC

Putting Food on the Table- Graphic Inspiration (2014) | BC Housing, Vancouver Island Region

Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit (2013- Volunteer) | Provincial Health Services Authority

Lantzville Urban Agriculture Jam (2013) | District of Lantzville,

The Edible Garden Project (2006) | Edible Garden Project Society, North Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver Fruit Tree Project (2005) | Vancouver Fruit Tree Project Society, Vancouver BC

 

HEALTHY BUILT ENVIRONMENT and AGRICULTURAL URBANISM

Agricultural Urbanism Concept Development (2015) | Section 23, Calgary AB.

Agrihood Concept Development (2014) | Private Developer, North Saanich BC

Neighbourhood Farm Concept Development (2013) | Private Developer, Calgary AB

Farm Park Concept Development (2013) | Bowen Island Agricultural Alliance, BC

Albion Flats Concept Plan (2010) | District of Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge, BC

Colony Farm Sustainability Plan (2010) | Metro Vancouver, Burnaby BC

Southlands Neighbourhood Development Project  (2009) | Century Group, Tsawwassen BC

Neighbourhood Food Strategy (2009) | New Monaco Developments, Peachland BC

Colony Farm Charrette (2009) | Metro Vancouver, Burnaby BC

Indicator Model for Sustainable Communities (2008) | PIVOT Society, Edmonton, AB

Designing Urban Agriculture Opportunities for SEFC (2007) | City of Vancouver, BC

 

FOOD HUB DEVELOPMENT

Food Market Feasibility Assessment (2016) |  Community Futures, Kamloops BC

Food Hub Feasibility Assessment (2015) | Township of Langley, BC

Agri-Food Distribution Hub (2013) | Economic Development Corporation of Pitt Meadows, BC

North Fraser Agri-Food Distribution Hub, Feasibility Assessment (2013) |  Pitt Meadows Economic Development Corporation, Pitt Meadows BC

Victoria Downtown Public Market Feasibility Study (2012) | Victoria Downtown Public Market Society, BC

New City Market Visioning and Site Identification (2009-2011) | Vancouver Farmers Market Society, BC

 

TOOL & RESOURCE CREATION

Municipal Food Policy and Practice Guide (2016) | Ryerson University, Toronto Public Health, Toronto Food Policy Council

Welcome Garden Toolkit and Growing Roots Garden Case Study (2015) | City of Surrey, BC

Planning for Successful Farmers’ Markets in BCs Towns and Cities (2012) | BC Association of Farmers Markets

Urban Farming Guidebook (2012) | Real Estate Foundation of BC

Farm to School Guide (2009) | BC Healthy Living Alliance

Playbook for Green Buildings and Neighbourhoods (2009) | US Green Building Council, Seattle WA

Community Gardening Toolkit for Local Government (2007) | UBCM and BC Ministry of Community Development, Victoria BC

 

UNIVERSITY COURSE INSTRUCTION & WORKSHOP FACILITATION

Mobilizing Community Food Systems (2015, 2016) | Centre for Sustainable Community Development, Simon Fraser University

Community Food Systems 101 (2012, 2014) | Simon Fraser University City Program | SFU, Vancouver BC

Food System Policy and Planning | School for Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC

You Are Where You Eat, Community Forum on Linking Regional Food and Agriculture Systems with Healthy Communities (2014) | District of Central Saanich, BC

 

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT and SHIFT PLANNING

Organizational Change Manager and Capacity Builder (2014-2015) | Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, Vancouver BC