Local Food Survey Questions Summary

Candidate name 1. How do you see the city’s role in food system sustainability, access to local food, and the connection to health?

Jacques Barbeau (Incumbent)

Continue to promote through the farmer’s market, Eat local and education.

Chad Odnokon

Joseph Palmateer

Give tax incentives for local operational farms, and be involved in the decision of the protection of agricultural lands within the city limits to ensure all proposals have been made and equally considered, when the issue pertains to the effects of big industry and government on operational city agricultural lands.

Michael Vagnini

Dan Xilon

The city should be working to ensure local farmers products are available in areas where local residents can buy them, should give strong support to Eat Local Sudbury and should strongly explore an “eat local” co-operative.

Candidate name 2. How would you develop local agriculture and fresh water and forest foods?

Jacques Barbeau (Incumbent)

Chad Odnokon

Joseph Palmateer

That's a good question... and my answer to it is... I have absolutely no idea.

Michael Vagnini

Dan Xilon

I would like to explore what options are available through the city (other than direct funding) which would encourage local farmers to produce and increase production of food products for the local community. For example, providing a guaranteed local food retail area accessible to city residents, such as a co-operative.

Multiple choice questions:

Candidate name (a) A food action plan for the city (b) Developing targets for procurement of local food in municipal institutions (c) Providing support for urban agriculture initiatives (d) Expanding the amount of land preserved for agricultural use and avoiding incompatible use (e) Designating the market as a Farmer’s Market

Jacques Barbeau (Incumbent)

Unsure Unsure I will vote in favour Unsure I will vote in favour

Chad Odnokon

Joseph Palmateer

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will champion that I will champion that

Michael Vagnini

Dan Xilon

I will champion that I will champion that I will champion that I will vote in favour I will champion that
Explanations:

Candidate name Explanations

Jacques Barbeau (Incumbent)

D-to some degree

Chad Odnokon

Joseph Palmateer

Michael Vagnini

Dan Xilon


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WaterWater Quality
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