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Promoting the Urban Homestead: Reform of Local Land Use Laws to Allow Microlivestock on Residential Lots

Ecology Law Currents, vol.37 pp.68-77, October 2010


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Resource IDwood2010
Resource titlePromoting the Urban Homestead: Reform of Local Land Use Laws to Allow Microlivestock on Residential Lots
Author(s)Mary Wood, Jeremy Pyle, Naomi Rowden, Katy Irwin
Publication/ sourceEcology Law Currents, vol.37 pp.68-77
Date publishedOctober 2010
Summary text/ abstractOver the past several decades, Americans have divorced themselves from the ages-old endeavor of growing and harvesting their own food. During this era, the food system has undergone a radical change from its traditional makeup that predominated even just a few generations ago. Today, global distribution systems transport food thousands of miles before it reaches its final destination. While this model provides convenience and selection for consumers, the consolidation and centralization of food production has come at a high price. The U.S. food system is highly polluting, vulnerable to adversity, unsustainable, and, in some cases, unsafe for consumers. For these and other reasons, citizens are increasingly urging their local officials to initiate regulatory and policy changes to encourage local food production on both public and private property. This Article explores some of the law and policy considerations for reforming city codes to allow for "urban homesteading" on residential city lots, focusing in particular on regulations pertaining to husbandry of microlivestock.
Library categoriesFood & Agriculture, Land Rights, Planning System, Simplicity
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