Land tenure for urban farming: Toward a scalable model

Nathan Pell Ela, Greg Rosenberg

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Abstract

In this chapter attorneys Nate Ela and Greg Rosenberg describe the challenges of secure access to land for urban growers, discuss community land trusts as a possible tool for maintaining land for food production in cities-the “land access and suitability” component of the food system supply chain-and introduce several practical models for securing land for urban farming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGood Food, Strong Communities
Subtitle of host publicationPromoting Social Justice through Local and Regional Food Systems
PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
Pages24-48
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781609385446
ISBN (Print)9781609385439
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Ela, N. P., & Rosenberg, G. (2017). Land tenure for urban farming: Toward a scalable model. In Good Food, Strong Communities: Promoting Social Justice through Local and Regional Food Systems (pp. 24-48). University of Iowa Press.