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World’s Most Sweeping Urban Food Vision

Touch the Soil News #536 Strathcona County, located in central Alberta, Canada, is for most of the world not the center of attention. However, this small county of 100,000 inhabitants has decided to rethink its food future in a major way. It would set an example that could attract international attention. What makes Strathcona County different, is the sweeping changes it has identified for potential incorporation into local laws. If Strathcona County moves on its visions, it will be one of the most sweeping remakes of a community in modern world history. Following is an outline of the proposed actions:   Action #1 – Community Gardens Amend land-use laws to…

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