Farmers’ Markets Ordinance No. 29-07

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: PDF
Policy type: ordinance
Year: 2007
GFC Topic: community food connections
Keywords: SNAP, WIC, access, buy local, farmers market, food access, food assistance, food retail, food security, food stamps, local, local food, low-income, needs assessment, retail, underserved, vulnerable population
Adopting Government Department(s):

City and County of San Francisco Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): San Francisco Agricultural Commissioner, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Francsico Department of Public Health
Support Entity(s):

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Francisco Department of Public Health

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Policy Outcome(s):

Authorized farmers’ markets to be located on Recreation and Park Commission land under the rules and regulations of the Agricultural Commissioner; established terms and conditions for permission to sell at a farmers’ market; required farmers’ markets to accept federal, state or local food assistance programs’ forms of payment; required an annual needs assessment of neighborhoods that could support additional farmers’ markets without impact viability of locally owned businesses, with an emphasis on underserved neighborhoods

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1