Terrace Park | University Square : HiAP Food Access & Community Gardens

Planning Commission was awarded a 2016-2017 Planning Technical Assistance through the Department of Economic Development, to review the City of Tampa’s Comprehensive Plan related to “Health in All Policies” (HiAP) with a focus on food access in the Terrace Park|University Square community. HiAP is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas. The Planning Commission is leading the project in partnership with the Florida Department of Health – Hillsborough County, Office of Health Equity and the Hillsborough Metropolitan Planning Organization. The goal of the project is to:

(1) Identify existing health related goals in the current City of Tampa Comprehensive Plan, focusing on food access initiatives examples from other places

(2) Engage the community in discussion of Comprehensive Plan direction for HiAP initiatives addressing suburban and urban scale healthy, affordable food access, and building community capacity to implement desired outcomes

(3) Discuss the need and location of a potential community garden site in the study area

Health in All Policies: Food Access & Community Gardens

HiAP: Food Access and Community Gardens

Policy Review for City Of Tampa Image 2040

HIAP City of Tampa Matrix

HIAP – Food Access Examples Matrix

Review of HiAP Best Practices

April 11, 2017 Summary Finding Sheet

Survey Results

PowerPoint of Survey Results

Summary Finding Statements

Food Access

University Area Food Retailers Map

Store Categories

Snap Retailers – Supermarkets

Snap Retailers – Specialty

USDA Food Security Assessment

USDA Food Security Assessment graph

Transportation Access

Transportation Access Maps Description

Census Data Based on Study Area

Ares of Interest (AOI) – SocialculturalDataRpt

For more information contact Jay Collins at collinsj@plancom.org