While many state and local agricultural policy efforts focus on the permanent preservation of working lands, farming operations and farmers need more than protected land to operate in a sustainable manner in the Capitol Region. Farms are businesses that contribute significantly to local, regional and state economic development and security, job creation, tax bases, natural resource protection and quality of life. However, farms are also businesses that face challenges that are unique in the regional economy.
Regulating the Farm: Improving Agriculture’s Viability in the Capitol Region
Capitol Region Council of Governments
Hartford, CT: Capitol Region Council of Governments
July 01, 2007
Reports and Guides
Agricultural Economic Development, Local / Regional Food Systems, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems