Planning for Agriculture: A Guide for Connecticut Municipalities


By: , Connecticut Conference of Municipalities

Farmland Protection 

This guide from American Farmland Trust and Connecticut Conference of Municipalities was written to help local leaders preserve and protect local agriculture. It examines the economic, fiscal, environmental, and scenic and recreational benefits of agriculture; explores the evaluation of local agricultural planning efforts; describes resources and steps; examines planning and zoning tools to support farming and protect farmland; and offers recommendations on addressing farming-related issues and promoting farm viability.