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Farmer Support

farmThe Farmer Support Cluster is currently on hold as the Food Policy Council and participating members consider strategies for better engaging farmers and farmer supporters in this work.  If you’re interested in contributing to this focus area, please contact coordinator@abfoodpolicy.org



The Farmer Support Cluster focuses on developing policies and supporting programs and information sharing that enhances farm profitability and preserves farmland.



Strategic Priorities Addressed:

  • Identify and address health code and scale obstacles for small food enterprises (like food trucks or community markets).
  • Identify barriers to and develop storage and processing facilities for large quantity of grown and gleaned local food.
  • Pursue farmland preservation strategies.

Farmer Support Cluster meetings are currently suspended.

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