From the Ground Up: Land Use Policies to Protect and Promote Farmers’ Markets

April 2013

By: Amy Ackerman, ChangeLab Solutions, Heather Wooten

Built Environment and Health | Food Systems

This guide shares best practices for regulating farmers’ markets at the state and local level. It includes short case studies from San Jose, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Portland. It also includes model policy language for protecting and expanding markets and for establishing markets as an approved use in zoning codes.