Growing Local

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In order to build on recent success and to ensure a thriving agriculture sector and local food system, the Rhode Island Agricultural Partnership and the RIDEM Division of Agriculture assembled an...
While farmland preservation may be the cornerstone of the Agricultural Smart Growth Plan, the future of New Jersey agriculture in an expanding, worldwide market also depends upon innovative planning...
Agricultural policy statement for Burlington County, New Jersey.
A model On Farm Direct Marketing Ordinance for Burlington County, New Jersey municipalities.
Communities may use regulatory tools such as zoning ordinances and special use districts to establish designated areas for food processing, aggregation, and distribution.  The Burlington Vermont Code...
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...
Go To 2040 is the long-range comprehensive plan for the Chicago region that includes Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will counties. 
On June 19, 2013, the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission adopted the ECOS Plan as the Regional Plan and the Metropolitan Transportation Plan. On June 25, 2013 the Greater Burlington...
Guidelines to improve the quality and nutrition of the foods purchased, donated and served by local government, agencies and organizations.
Cleveland, Ohio, ordinance establishing local producer, food purchase and sustainable business preference.
In February 2012, the Kentucky Ag Council (KAC) convened a Task Force representing a broad spectrum of Kentucky agricultural leaders to create an updated strategic plan for Kentucky Agriculture and...
Food can be viewed through the lenses of homeland security, emergency preparedness and human services, private industry and business, environmental stewardship, land use, and public utility, among...
Sections 3-C and 3-E of the Fairfax County Virginia Zoning Ordinance authorize cluster development in specific zones. Cluster development is most effective when open space requirements are mandatory...
In 2009, the Vermont legislature approved the creation of a Farm to Plate Investment Program (F2P). The legislation tasked the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund (VSJF), in consultation with the Vermont...
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...
Protecting the Nation's food and agricultural critical infrastructure is an important responsibility shared by Federal, State, local, tribal, and territorial governments and private sector partners....
This guide was formulated in response to the recent growth in the number of new local food policy councils, with these food policy councils intended as our main audience. However, this toolkit should...
Growing Local was written to help communities remove barriers and advance solutions to sustain local agriculture and strengthen community food systems. It draws upon extensive research of local...
The mission of Hawaii's State Agricultural Functional Plan is to increase the overall level of agricultural development in Hawaii, in accordance with the two fundamental Hawaii State Plan ojbectives...
The KS Strategic Agricultural Plan was developed to provide a vision and goal-based strategy for optimal management and use of the Schools’ 181, 373 acres of agriculture lands on the islands of Hawai...

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