Prince George's County Urban Farms Are Open for Business!
CB-25-2016, was passed to allow urban farmers to locate in residential zones in Pince George's County and bring locally grown produce directly to where residents live, pray, and play. Many thanks to Council Members Mary Lehman, Dannielle Glaros, and Todd M. Turner for sponsoring the bill. The Food Equity Council, Soil Conservation District, University of Maryland Extension, ECO City Farms and other community partners and residents were instrumental in supporting and providing technical expertise regarding this important pience of legislation.
In addition, County Council established a tax credit for real property that is used for urban agricultural purposes through CB-74-2015, introduced by Council Member Mary Lehman.
If you have questions about regulations pertaining to urban farms, contact our Prince George's County Food Equity Council (864-373-4713 or firstname.lastname@example.org). You may also visit their website for resources and other information.