How to impact local urban agriculture ordinances

  1. Know the local urban Agriculture ordinances: see this
  2. Identify the organizations and people currently working with community and farmers on various aspects of the ordinance. see this list
  3. Attend community listening and discussions on urban ag ordinances and use those spaces to articulate ideas, air grievances and build with stakeholders.
  4. Write letters to the urban Ag committee and other political stakeholders.
  5. Mobilize support and signatories among the Detroit Urban Farmers Network around specific issues.
  6. Sensitize and mobilize Detroit community and ally organizations on problematic urban Ag ordinances.

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