Wellington sustainable food system resources

Collectively, these reports provide a historical overview of Wellington’s food system and recommendations for moving forward.

Research and reports

Sustainable Food Opportunities for Wellington

The Council commissioned this 2018 research to inform the Planning for Growth and District Plan Review. It identifies issues and opportunities around embedding sustainable food into the city’s land use and urban form as it grows.

Sustainable Food Opportunities for Wellington - 2018 (2.1MB PDF)

A Seed and a Wish

This report offers a snapshot of what was happening in Wellington’s urban agriculture sector in 2014. It highlights the need to support all the sectors of urban agriculture to work together.

A Seed and a Wish - urban agriculture in Wellington (935KB PDF)

Edible Wellington

This 2011 report provides a snapshot of the state of local food in Wellington. It highlights the role food plays in the resilience, sustainability and well-being of Wellington. The report provides key recommendations for further sustainable food work.

Edible Wellington Snapshot (537KB PDF)

Our City Tomorrow: Integrating sustainable food and green spaces workshop

This report contains analysis of the comments received during the Our City, Tomorrow ‘Integrating Sustainable Food and Green Space’ workshop, held 7 November 2017 at Te Papa. 60 stakeholders participated, including representatives from local food businesses and community food groups across the region.

Our City, Tomorrow - Integrating sustainable food and green spaces workshop (1.7MB PDF)

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