Growing Urban Agriculture: Equitable Strategies and Policies for Improving Access to Healthy Food and Revitalizing Communities

Updated October 2020

By: PolicyLink

http://www.policylink.org/sites/default/files/URBAN_AG_FULLREPORT.PDF

Urban Agriculture

This report from PolicyLink examines how urban farming can improve communities by improving access to healthy food, improving economic health, and helping to revitalize communities. It reviews common challenges to urban agriculture for low-income and disadvantaged communities and offers innovative strategies for overcoming those challenges. The report offers a sampling of potential policy approaches that help ensure benefits for low-income communities and communities of color by involving them in policy development and advocacy steps to identify and advance an urban agriculture policy agenda.