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Encourages the purchase of food produced in Wisconsin; creates goals and a preference for in state procurement of food produced in this Wisconsin, and creates a Local Food, Farms, and Jobs Council.
A model zoning law for New York localities.
People are rediscovering the benefits of buying local food. It is good for your local economy because buying directly from family farmers in your area helps them stay in business. And by buying local...
Just as certain principles and practices guide borrower-lender, employer-employee, husband-wife, and parent-offspring relations, some important principles can guide landlord-tenant relations.
The “Organics Conversion Policy” is intended to increase per capita income, provide incentives for job creation, attract economic investment, and promote the health and safety of its citizens and...
Ordinance amending Wichita, Kansas' zoning code to allow farmers' markets as a permitted use.
Establishes the Healthy Schools Fund encouraging local food sourcing in schools. Provides definitions of "Local foods" and outlines program requirements.
Introduced in 2005, the California Fresh Start Program provides an additional 10 cents per meal for fruits and vegetables. The law also encourages schools to buy California products when commercially...
Establishes the Utah Quality Growth Commission, as well as powers and duties for the Commission.
This bill establishes and describes requirements for the taking of prime farmland by eminent domain.
The Tennessee Farm Land Protection Act. This bill establishes and describes requirements for the taking of prime farmland by eminent domain.
Environmental protection is a global issue that largely depends on effective and timely action at the local level. In The Environmental Planning Handbook, Tom and Katherine Daniels clarify complex...
Establishes Colorado's Office of Smart Growth. Establishes powers and duties of the Office of Smart Growth.
Establishes Urban Growth Boundaries for Oregon, which must be based on an adopted 20-year population forecast for each urban area and must provide for needed housing, employment and other urban uses...
This brief reviews two options that come under the category of direct government involvement. Within this category, the type of involvement can vary from legislation mandating certain performance to...

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