05 Apr, 2011 Last updated: 09 Dec, 2014
This resource looks at how to create places that make it easy for people to access healthy and sustainable food in urban environments.
Resource 1: Full report–Food-sensitive planning and urban design (2.39MB)
Resource 2: Summary report–Food-sensitive planning and urban design (811KB)
These resources are for planners, architects, urban designers, engineers, policymakers, community members and elected representatives involved in urban land use and development. It provides tools, suggestions and case studies to help reconcile food considerations with planning and urban design objectives.
This work was prepared by the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab (VEIL) at the University of Melbourne and the Heart Foundation, with partial funding from VicHealth.