Taking Action: Individual and Collective
FIND YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
New York City Council
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LOCAL FOOD POLICY
"Currently before the Court is the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance's motion for a preliminary injunction restraining the City from selling or destroying prior to the determination of this action approximately 1,100 City-owned parcels comprising approximately 600 community gardens."
PlaNYC: A Greener, Greater New York, 2011
NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio
Food Works: A Vision to Improve NYC's Food System
NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Document on Food Policy
FoodNYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System
NYC Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's Office 2010
From NYC Food and Climate Summit 2009; Scott Stringer's Office, Just food and NYU
Red Tape, Green Vegetables: A Plan to Improve New York City's Regulations for Community-Based Farmers Markets
NYC Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's Office, April 2011
WHITE HOUSE EFFORTS - FOOD POLITICS
A People's Garden, White House Garden History
The Jefferson Monticello
Michael Pollan Proposes A "Sun-Food" Agenda in Open Letter to Next U.S. President
Jeff Nield, Treehugger (Oct 2008)
USDA National Agriculture Library
"A Short History of the USDA"
Free Agriculture/Restore Markets
Sarah Ferguson, New Village