Community Garden Policy

Jurisdiction Name: San Francisco City and County
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: municipality/county
Population: 827,420
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: standards
Year: 2006
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: agriculture, community garden, food production, production, requirements, standards, urban, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Recreation and Park Department
Support Entity(s):
Funding Amount: not available
Funding Sources: not available
Policy Outcome(s):

outlined requirements for the set up of community gardens: size and infrastructure of garden plots, tool shed and storage chests, compost bins, pathways, fences, gates, security, bulletins and message boards, signage, construction, maintenance and repair, and City irrigation provisions

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1