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In 2009 the Natural Resources Inventory (NRI) conducted by the USDA in partnership with Iowa State University reported that more than 41 million acres of farmland in the United States were converted to developed uses from 1982 to 2007. This statistic underscores the concerns felt by many that the loss of farmland to urban development … Continued
A model long-term lease created by the National Community Land Trust Network.
Extends the sunset on the law establishing the North Carolina Sustainable Local Food Advisory Council.
This bill proposes to amend the conservation easement statutes to permit modification of perpetual conservation easements. The bill establishes the criteria to be used to determine when an easement amendment would be allowed, creates a process for making that determination, and vests the holders of the easement with initial authority to make the determination.
Clarifies that sales tax does not apply to sales of agricultural products from farmer to consumer; clarifies definition of agricultural products.
The Tennessee Farm Land Protection Act. This bill establishes and describes requirements for the taking of prime farmland by eminent domain.
This Food Systems Existing Conditions Report represents the first attempt to characterize a wide range of food issues as part of the City’s comprehensive planning efforts. It includes a summary of what is currently known about Portland’s food system, conclusions from national studies about the impact and intersections between food, health and community design, and … Continued
Provides ad valorem tax relief for urban farms and green roofs.
This bill provides that an individual may grow and store food for consumption by the individual and other community members.
Provides for the Department of General Services to establish procurement procedures to facilitate the purchase of Virginia-grown food products by state agencies and institutions and local public school divisions to the maximum extent possible. The bill also provides local school divisions with an exemption from competitive sealed bidding under certain circumstances when procuring Virginia-grown food … Continued