Did you know?It usually takes less water to grow a vegetable garden and fruit trees than grass. You can eat vegetables and fruit, but unless you have sheep, nothing is going to eat your grass.
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San Diego 1 in 10 Coalition
Below are some basics which will remain here, but the best way to get current info and be involved is visit SDFoodPolicy.org and join the email list as well.
Vision: One in Ten households will grow or purchase food within 100 miles of San Diego.
Mission: "1 in 10" promotes policies leading to local food production and long term food shed sustainability in San Diego through advocacy, education, and organizing.
To this end, we propose that the following ten policies be amended or adopted:
1. Community Garden Permit Process -- City of SD policy updated in July 2011!
2. Prioritizing Water for Food Production
3. Backyard Growers at Farmers Market
4. Graywater Systems/Reclamation Systems
5. Green Carts
6. Home and Community Composting
7. City Chicken Permitting
8. Urban Beekeeping
9. Food stamp benefits (EBT) acceptance at farmers' markets
10. Food Waste Composting & Green Waste Recycling Program