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Building Food Security and Sovereignty Through Local Zoning Codes
October 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In partnership with Vermont Law School’s Center for Agriculture and Food Systems (CAFS), the team at the Sustainable Development Code (SDC) scoured zoning codes across the U.S. to find out how communities are bolstering local food systems. From encouraging urban apiculture and agriculture, to proliferating grocery stores and farmstands, to mitigating the harms caused by CAFOs and pollutants, the team has outlined almost 40 recommendations—supported by dozens of case studies—to strengthen food security and sovereignty in local communities.
Join SDC Director Jonathan Rosenbloom and CAFS Director Laurie Beyranevand to learn more about this new resource. Moderated by CAFS Associate Director Lihlani Nelson, the duo will discuss how local policymakers can remove code barriers, create incentives, and fill regulatory gaps to build more equitable and sustainable local food systems.
Register for the free event here.