policy, legislation and regulation to support and encourage local food production
Urban Agriculture (US)
City ordinance that allows owners of vacant property to apply for tax reduction in exchange for putting their land into agricultural use for at least five years, with conditions designed to ensure community engagement - interfacing with the public, through either distribution or sales of food; educational activities such as classes and workshops; or the site used as a community garden with members other than the property owner's family.
Farm to Plate is Vermont’s food system plan being implemented statewide by the 350+ member organizations of the Farm to Plate Network - objectives include protection of farmland and increasing local food availability and affordability.
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