This series of policy briefs provides short case studies of
these innovative policies. Twelve briefs are available, including
the latest one which features the work of Multnomah County, Oregon.
the Way: A Legacy of Food Systems Planning and Policy Work in
Multnomah County, Oregon', the brief explores the policy and
planning behind more than a decade of food systems work in
Growing Food Connections aims to use research, education,
planning and policy to address the concerns of struggling farmers
and vulnerable consumers by building capacity of local governments
and their partners to create, implement and sustain food system
policies and plans that both promote food security and foster a
healthy agricultural sector. Growing Food Connections is supported
by Agriculture and Food Research initiative Competitive Grant no.
2012-68004-19894 from the USDA National Institute of Food and
Agriculture. More information can be found at growingfoodconnections.org.