Publication: Farmland Information Center
American Farmland Trust releases guide on planning for local agriculture in New York
American Farmland Trust’s new Guide to Local Planning for Agriculture in New York helps communities engage farmers and rural landowners in local planning efforts; assess current town policies and their effectiveness; and understand the range of tools available to help New York towns support local farms. The guide contains more than 30 case studies demonstrating how towns and municipalities are successfully planning for agriculture. In addition, more than 100 relevant publications, state laws, local plans and ordinances are available on a CD of reference materials that accompanies the hard-copy version of the guide.