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Los Angeles: Empty, littered lots producing healthy food? Urban farming to the rescue?

A Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday signed off on a proposed ordinance that would grant tax relief to city farmers and encourage them to transform empty lots into urban farms.

By Liz Spear
My News LA
May 30, 2017

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Under the Urban Agricultural Incentive Zones Act, cities are allowed to establish agricultural zones where property owners who allow their land to be used for agricultural purposes for a minimum of five years can receive a property tax adjustment and be reassessed at the average statewide irrigated agriculture land rate.

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