Growing Local

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This report is organized into twelve sections corresponding to the initiatives outlined in Strategies for Sustainability. For each of the initiatives, the Vision is that articulated by the California...
State-wide right to farm enabling ordinance.
The purpose of this law is to implement agricultural land conservation policies contained in the Davis general plan as they relate to required agricultural mitigation for development projects.
This guide has been written for elected officials, planning commissioners, planners, attorneys and community members who are interested in protecting California’s farmland. The guide’s focus is how...
Although most of the Sacramento region’s 2.3 million residents live in and work in urban job centers, the region spans an extraordinary range of landscapes. From farming communities to historic...
Executive Directive 09-03 of July 9, 2009 states San Francisco's commitment to a food system promoting public health, environmental sustainability and social responsibility. This directive also...
The Food Service Waste Reduction ordinance, effective June 1, 2007, prohibits any establishment that serves food prepared in San Francisco from using polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) to-go containers....
The Envision San José 2040 General Plan sets forth a vision and a comprehensive road map to guide the City’s continued growth through the year 2040. The Plan includes land use policies to shape the...