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Dig, Eat, and Be Healthy: A Guide to Growing Food on Public Property

This US-based guide provides community groups and nonprofit organizations with the tools to access land that could be used to grow food. Sections of the guide includes a description of: opportunities to work with public agencies to identify and inventory suitable growing sites and develop a process for partners to access these sites; common types of agreements that govern the relationship between food-growing groups and public entities, such as leases, licenses, and joint use agreements; common provisions in those agreements, such as liability, utilities, maintenance, growing practices, contamination, access and security, and improvements; and issues related to growing food on school district property.

Resource Information

Date

June 10, 2013

Author

ChangeLab Solutions

Type

Guide

Setting

Community-at-large

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Systems & Local Food

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional

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