Planning to Eat? Innovative Local Government Plans and Policies to Build Healthy Food Systems in the United States


Planning to Eat? is summary report released by the Food Systems and Healthy Communities Lab at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York that documents innovative planning strategies used by local governments to strengthen local food systems in the United States. The report is intended for use by practicing planners but may also be of use to others interested in food systems issues. Several of Cleveland's food policy initiatives including the Urban Agriculture Overlay District, regulations regarding farm animals and bees, and water access and rates for urban agriculture are higlighted throughout the report.


The report was produced through generous support of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities-Buffalo project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Land Use & Planning