Local Policies to Support Urban Agriculture
Growing healthy food where people live, work, and play is a great way to create healthy communities.
Urban agriculture – including community gardens, urban farms, home gardens, and edible parks – promotes access to fresh and healthy food, civic participation, urban greening, public safety, and job skills – to name a few benefits. ChangeLab Solutions developed this infographic to outline policy strategies that will help get your community digging!
Be sure to also check out all of our urban agriculture resources, including:
- Dig, Eat, & Be Healthy: A Guide to Growing Food on Public Property
- Ground Rules: A Legal Toolkit for Community Gardens
- Seeding the City: Land Use Policies to Promote Urban Agriculture
- Serving School Garden Grown Product to Students
- Spinach to Schoolyards: Legal Requirements for Starting a School Produce Stand in California
- California Certified Farmers' Markets and Farm Stands: A closer Look at State Law