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EPA: Brownfields and Urban Agriculture: Interim Guidelines for Safe Gardening Practices

Description:

This document is a condensation of the input of 60 experts from academia, state and local government, and the nonprofit sector who gathered in Chicago on October 21 and 22, 2010 to outline the range of issues which need to be addressed in order to safely grow food on former brownfield sites.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Community Gardens, Healthy Food Access

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

EPA

Submitted:

09/03/2013

Modified:

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