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Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Local Food Policy to Work for Our Communities

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 also be helpful to a wide range of individuals and groups— extending from nonprofits to city planners to local government agencies—interested in enacting change in their local food system. The information and advice provided here are general enough to assist any interested individual or organization, but as our main goal is to serve local food policy councils, specific suggestions and details geared towards these entities are emphasized throughout. 

Emily Broad Leib
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic
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Publication Date
July 01, 2012
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
Agricultural Protection Zoning, Conservation Easements, Land Use Planning, Local / Regional Food Systems, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems

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