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Urban Food Zoning Code Update

  • Farmers markets support local farmers and increase people's access to local, healthful food Illustration by Rob Gisler

  • Food buying clubs and CSA are great ways to purchase healthful food at reasonable prices Illustration by Rob Gisler

  • Community gardens provide gathering places for neighbors Illustration by Rob Gisler

The Urban Food Zoning Code Update increases access to healthful, affordable food options for all residents, especially those who currently have limited access. Through a robust community discussion, this project revised zoning code regulations to support market gardens, community gardens, farmers markets, food buying clubs and community supported agriculture (CSA) organizations. 

Project Overview

Urban Food Zoning Code Update process, schedule and summary of changes

Urban Food Zoning Code Update - Adopted Report

This report includes project background, summary of changes, next steps, and adopted zoning code changes with staff commentary. Supporting documents are included in the appendices

News and Updates

Important news and announcements about the Urban Food Zoning Code Update project