Sustainable Marin: Natural Systems and Agriculture Element of the Marin Countywide Plan

Jurisdiction Name: Marin County
State/Province: CA
Country: United States
Type of Government: County
Population: 252,409
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: PDF
Policy type: plan
Year: 2007
GFC Topic: community food production, community food security
Keywords: agricultural land preservation, agriculture, animals, environmental quality, environmental sustainability, farmland preservation, food infrastructure, food production, food system, land use, local food, master plan, plan, rural agriculture, sustainability, urban agriculture
Adopting Government Department(s):

Marin County Board of Supervisors

Lead Implementing Entity(s): Marin County Community Development Agency
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Funding Amount: n/a
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Policy Outcome(s):

One of the main goals of the comprehensive plan for Marin County is sustainability. Many recommendations are made in the plan pertaining to natural systems and agriculture: ways to protect watersheds, preserve land, and supporting local ranching, farming and food are all suggested. Increasing diversity of agricultural products and preserving agricultural lands and resources are also desired outcomes of this plan.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1