The development of tools and resources facilitate the sharing of knowledge generated by Growing Food Connections.

The following resources are in various stages of development.



Essential Food Systems Reader 

Community Based Food System Reader

Growing Food Connections provides a free online Essential Food Systems Reader that comprises the best policy briefs, articles and reports available.





GROWING LOCAL: A Community Guide to Planning for Agriculture and Community Food Systems (Released 2017)

Growing Food Connections is developing a Community Guide to Planning for Food and Agriculture. This guide is based on the findings from the Research component of GFC and intended for various audiences, including farmers, municipal and county officials, agricultural organizations, local food policy councils, county health agencies, planning commissions and citizens’ groups concerned about sustaining healthy farms and assuring universal access to healthy food. View the guide here.