Beginning with how Western philosophies of land management and agriculture as a tool of colonization have led to our current colonial food systems, Indigenous food sovereignty is suggested as a framework to support the transformation of Vancouver's food system towards a just model for all. New urban agriculture policy should be co-created with local Indigenous partners and include Indigenous values while centring justice at each step.

Partner: City of Vancouver
Funder: City of Vancouver & UBC
Keywords: biodiversity, food systems, social sustainability  

Grace McCloskey