Alameda, CA, Urban Farm and Garden Plan
By: City of Alameda Planning Dept
The city's Urban Farm and Garden Plan, adopted in 2012, seeks to promote urban agriculture through visionary policies and programs to achieve community benefits in health, environmental sustainability, and economic vitality. The plan explains the benefits of urban agriculture and documents existing conditions in the city. It offers recommendations for policies and programs and guidelines. It describes three models for funding and financing community gardens and urban farms within the city, and offers concept plans and cost estimates for two urban agriculture projects within the city.
2010 Population: 73,812
2010 Population Density: 6,956.18/square mile