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Planning to Eat: Innovative Local Governments Plans and Policies to Build Healthy Food Systems in the United States

A growing number of local governments across the United States are rebuilding food systems1 through innovative public policy. Local governments are using plans, regulatory tools, fiscal incentives, and institutional mechanisms to strengthen food systems. These public policy tools are being developed and implemented by different levels of local governments, including cities, counties, and regional governments.

This policy brief includes a synthesis of recent best practices of local government policy and planning designed to strengthen community food systems.

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Kailee Neuner, Sylvia Kelly and Samina Raja
Buffalo, NY: The State University of New York
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Publication Date
November 01, 2011
Publication Type
Reports and Guides
Local / Regional Food Systems, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems

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