Local Food & Agriculture

Support for Agriculture

The county will encourage the preservation and sustainable use of agricultural lands as a current and renewable source of food and feed and for their contribution to cultural, environmental and economic diversity.

 

Local Food Production

The county will encourage and support local food production to improve the availability and accessibility of local foods and to provide other educational, economic and social benefits.

 

Sustainable Agriculture Practices 

The county will promote sustainable agricultural practices on publicly owned lands and will encourage them on private lands. Sustainable practices include production methods that are healthy, have low environmental impact, respectful to workers, are humane to animals, provide profitable agriculture opportunities to farmers and support farming communities.

 

Regional Efforts to Enhance the Food System

The county will participate in regional agricultural efforts and implement recommendations at a local level to the extent appropriate and possible.

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Contacts

Sustainability Office

Lisa Friend, Sustainability Planner
303-441-3522

Location
Boulder County Courthouse
First floor
1325 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302

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Mailing Address

PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306

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