“Urban agriculture” refers to a wide range of activities involving the raising, cultivation, processing, marketing, and distribution of food in urban areas.

Communities around the country are looking to promote healthier eating by encouraging urban agriculture, especially through backyard gardens, community gardens, and urban farms.

This toolkit provides a framework and model language for land use policies that local policymakers can tailor to promote and sustain urban agriculture in their communities.

Originally posted at Sustainable Cities Collective.