|Focus Areas||District Plan Tactics|
|Ongoing||Funding to preserve agricultural lands ● Local foods workshop ● Collaborative ventures among farmers and agribusiness ● Review plans for future trails ● Review transportation plans ● Public relations ● Contemplate request for proposals ● Historic farm properties|
|Codes & Standards||Zoning overlay or design guidelines ● Transfer of development rights (TDR) and/or cluster standards|
|Land Preservation||Guide for agricultural preservation ● Incentives for conservation easements|
|Farm to School||Increase school nutrition programming ● Implement school gardens|
|Marketing, Agritourism & Business Development||Marketing campaign ● Marketing capacity for locally-grown products ● Community events around local foods ● Agritourism signage ● Incubator program ● Local and regional food business enterprise|
|Local Food Systems Development||Local food in senior meal programs ● Food safety education ● Farm markets accept SNAP and WIC|
|Land Management||Land lease incentives for farming practices ● Goals for maintaining soil health and quality ● Goals around water resources for agricultural purposes ● Innovative farm techniques|
The Work Plan focuses on implementing the Tactics from Chapter 4 of the District Plan. Download the full Work Plan here: 2021 Work Plan.
Quarterly Monitoring Reports track the progress made on the Work Plan and are provided at the end of each quarter. These are presented to the District Plan Commission at the end of each quarter.
2021 Quarter 1