Agricultural planning modules that provide guidance and resources on new issues like food system planning, agripreneurism, and composting, while giving detailed guidance on historically important issues such as farmland conservation, farmland and taxes, and land use regulations. These topics are covered in 5 short easily digestible modules that can be read as a series or quickly referenced individually.
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This toolkit focuses on improving food access through municipal and regional plans. It includes information on the planning process, explores the way that food access relates to other topics that are already being addressed through local planning, provides suggested strategies to include, and presents successful examples from around the state.
Additional resources on local planning for food access, including resources on designing and implementing specific strategies.
This document is the first half of a short guide on how the community food system strategies recommended in Farm to Plate resources relate to ARPA funding guidelines. This portion of the document provides a general framework for thinking about potential applicability of ARPA funding, and suggestions for how to begin identifying effective projects.