Build In, Not Out

American Farmland Trust

#4188406

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EDT

CM | 1.50

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Overview

Find out more about programs at the state, regional and county levels that use planning and zoning to reduce farmland conversion and promote smart growth. Presenters will highlight approaches used within the context of comprehensive growth management programs as well as those that can be effective outside this policy framework. Learn how planning and zoning can be used to support and enhance the effectiveness of permanent farmland protection programs including purchase of agricultural conservation easement or transfer of development rights programs.