Local Government Food Policy Database

Policy Language Toolkit/Guide

The Growing Food Connections Local Government Policy Database is a searchable collection of local public policies that explicitly support community food systems. This database provides policymakers, government staff, and others interested in food policy with concrete examples of local public policies that have been adopted to address a range of food systems issues: rural and urban food production, farmland protection, transfer of development rights, food aggregation and distribution infrastructure, local food purchasing and procurement, healthy food access, food policy councils, food policy coordination, food system metrics, tax reductions and exemptions for food infrastructure, and much more.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Community Healthy Food Access

Setting:

Community

Area(s) of Expertise:

Community Healthy Food Access Healthy Food Environment

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