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Local Food Supply: A Chapter of the Marquette County Comprehensive Plan

County Of Marquette   
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The County of Marquette added a chapter to its Comprehensive Plan entitled Local Food Supply as a way to expand the local economy through increased local food production and to enhance the health of residents through better access to affordable, healthy foods. Some of the policies enacted via this Local Food Supply Plan include amending the zoning code to allow for small scale agricultural uses in residential zones, establishing community gardens, developing educational opportunities to teach the importance of local food production, supporting food waste recovery and composting programs, and exploring land suitable for farms and gardens.