Fed child farm rules abandoned
Open letter from Occupy activists: Farmland is for farming

Updating ag land use policy before it's too late

"The general public is agreeing that agricultural land, particularly fertile land with access to water, is important to preserve."- Chrsitopher Kailing

via www.goodfoodworld.com

Property owners need incentives to preserve agricultural or open lands. Otherwise, the high cost of property taxes makes maintaining pretty scenery, lower-density uses, or a place for food to grow an unaffordable proposition. (Click on the goodfoodworld.com link for the full story.)

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