Protect Land for Agriculture

Why it's important to the region

Agriculture is an important part of the economy, especially with a growing number of businesses and residents choosing local food products. Protecting agricultural land enables long-term food security and provides essential environmental benefits. Promoting agricultural viability helps ensure that agricultural land is farmed and available for future food production.

 

What it means for you

More access to fresh, healthy, local food
Long term food security for the region
Provides ecosystem services and a rural landscape
Contributes to economic prosperity

 

Performance measures

Agricultural Land Use Food Production  

Agricultural Land Supports Long-Term Food Security

Sustainable economy