A guidebook was created to help municipal officials navigate the legal, political and economic challenges of encouraging urban agriculture in their communities.
How can cities employ zoning to balance competing interests in the use of urban land while reducing barriers to urban agricultural production, distribution and sales?
Through discussion of agricultural best practices and sample zoning code language from over 80 municipalities across the country, Guidebook readers are given the tools to make well-informed policies choices about local land use regulations.
Year of Grant Completion
Taylor, Gary and Vaage, Andrea, "Reducing local regulatory barriers to local foods: Municipal Zoning for Local Foods in Iowa Guidebook" (2015). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 497.