Capitol Regional Plan of Conservation and Development

Middlesex County, CT

Tolland County, CT

Hartford County, CT

Hartford, CT

Food Systems

Chapter 7 of this regional plan for the Hartford, CT, metro area focuses on food systems and food security. The plan explains the importance of local food systems and discusses current food system conditions. It establishes four goals with associated policy recommendations that address farmland preservation and reclamation, access to food resources, improving health and nutrition, and reducing environmental impacts of the food system.

Population Range: 250K+
Topic: Food Systems
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Community Type: Suburban
Population Density: >5,000/square mile
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Comprehensive Plan
Jurisdiction: Regional