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1) “Greening Mid-Michigan recommends that private land owners donate or sell all or a portion of their land for natural preservation or restoration purposes if it encompasses our identified “potential conservation areas,” adding to our regional green infrastructure system and increasing their property values.”

For more information on conservation & easements, visit  THE EATON CONSERVATION DISTRICT; THE CLINTON CONSERVATION DISTRICT; or  THE INGHAM CONSERVATION DISTRICT

 

 

2) “Greening Mid-Michigan recommends that county and local governments encourage community gardens, community supported agriculture, “farm-to-school” programs and farmer markets.”    

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FIND A FARMERS’  MARKET

MICHIGAN FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM

MID-MICHIGAN FOOD SYSTEMS WORKGROUP

THE LAND USE AND HEALTH RESOURCE TEAM

 

 

3) “Greening Mid-Michigan  recommends that communities identify and preserve prime agricultural land.  It is also critical that communities make informed land use decisions that avoid interfering  with farm operations.”

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For more information on preserving our working lands, visit   INGHAM COUNTY FARMLAND & OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION PROGRAM

 

 

 

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