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  • Emergency Changes to the Open Meetings Act (Video)

    Published on April 13, 2020

    A webinar describing changes to Open Meeting Act meeting procedures as a result of the novel Coronavirus and Executive Order 2020-15 and 2020-21. This information is valid through 4-13-20 or until these EOs are otherwise modified, expire, or are replaced.

  • Local Governments & Food Systems - 2015 Survey Results

    Published on May 5, 2016

    CRFS worked with the International City/County Management Association to conduct a second comprehensive national survey of local government policies, programs, plans, and other activities supporting food systems.

  • Food Innovation Districts: An Economic Gardening Tool

    Published on April 5, 2013

    This guide can help planners and other stakeholders in developing food innovation districts that promote positive business environments, spur regional food system development, and increase access to local food.

  • 2012 Local Government Survey Highlights

    Published on March 20, 2013

    Survey results provide insight into the ways and lenses through which local governments engage in food systems, which may be of interest to good food advocates seeking municipal or county support for their efforts.

  • Food Systems: Cultivating Thriving Communities

    Published on June 1, 2012

    This article discusses motivations and opportunities for local governments around food systems, touching on themes such as resiliency, entrepreneurship and place-making.

  • Sustainable Food Systems Roundtable Synopsis

    Published on April 27, 2011

    Staff and member representatives from 8 national organizations representing local and regional government stakeholders convened for a roundtable discussion on local and regional food systems.