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Creates the Connecticut Food Policy Council.
This analysis shows the proportion of food production and direct marketing activity generated by farms in the most urban counties. Proximity to people and markets provides opportunities for farmers...
Chicago: Eat Local, Live Healthy is a City of Chicago strategy to coordinate aspects of the local and regional food industry in ways that enhance public health and create food-related business...
Everywhere we look, whether it is the television, a newspaper article, or billboard, we see more and more people exclaiming the importance of “eating local”. What is less clear is why it is important...
Local governments can promote healthy eating and active living in their communities by supporting local farmers’ markets. Local farmers’ markets provide fresh produce to community residents, support...
The 2016 Food Policy Council Report provides a summary of results from the 2016 Food Policy Council (FPC) survey, conducted annually since 2013, by Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future. The...
Cultivating Resilience: A Iowa Food System Blueprint that Advances the Health of Iowans, Farms and Communities is the result of multi disciplinary efforts including food system stakeholders across...
Based on the Arizona Growing Smarter Oversight Council's knowledge gained from over five years of work, the Council crafted a draft proposal of Guiding Principles and recommendations. The proposed...
Spending involves a choice about the kind of future we want to have. This publication explains why we should care about our spending choices when it comes to food and sustainability. The report...
This two-page handout summarizes some of the core ideas and principles of Smart Growth development.
The American Planning Association’s (APA) comprehensive survey of planning reform and smart growth activity in the States between 1999 and 2001 confirms that these subjects are among the top...
This report presents the findings of a study of the mix and affordability of home ownership opportunities in two developing counties within the western border of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. It is...
A series of coordinated case studies compares the structure, size, and performance of local food supply chains with those of mainstream supply chains. Interviews and site visits with farms and...
This chapter is part of the Community Food Security Assessment Toolkit, a report which provides a toolkit of standardized measurement tools for assessing various aspects of community food security....
Promotes the sale of farm products grown in the State to Maryland schools in consultation with the State Department of Education and encourages farmers to sell their farm products to Maryland schools...
This Farmers' Market Promotion Program makes grants to eligible entities for projects to establish, expand, and promote farmers' markets
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...
Desiring a higher quality of life, citizens and policy makers in communities across Maryland are adopting Smart Growth principles in their local development and landuse decisions. People are...
This guidebook offers practical tools to help states and local governments combat urban sprawl, protect farmland, promote affordable housing and encourage redevelopment.
This guide begins with an overview of some of the challenges and opportunities that communities along the water face. Ten sections follow, one for each of the smart growth coastal and waterfront...

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