BNIM partners with communities to develop vibrant local and regional food systems through innovative solutions for land use, transportation, economic development, natural resource management, and community partnerships. These focus on increasing food security, strengthening coordination between stakeholders, and supporting overall community health. In urban, rural, and metropolitan areas, BNIM’s work spans a wide range of scales, including sustainable site design, neighborhood plans, and regional infrastructure. BNIM engages the complex stakeholder networks involved in developing healthy local and regional food systems by facilitating collaborative processes that establish a common framework and build support for innovative solutions and practical action.