Capitol Regional Plan of Conservation and Development

Adopted 2014

By: Capitol Region Cog

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.

Hartford, CT

2010 Population: 124,775

2010 Population Density: 7,178.82/square mile

Hartford, CT

2010 Population: 894,014

2010 Population Density: 1,216.19/square mile

Middlesex, CT

2010 Population: 165,676

2010 Population Density: 448.62/square mile

Tolland, CT

2010 Population: 152,691

2010 Population Density: 372.22/square mile