Local Regulation of Agriculture Toolkit Now Available
June 3, 2019
Article published in the New Hampshire Bar News, May 15, 2019
By: Amy Manzelli, Esq. and Theresa Walker
Conflicts surrounding farms are on the rise in New Hampshire, be it neighbors challenging farmers, farmers engaging in activities that stretch or exceed what constitutes agriculture, or entrenched attitudes about property rights. At the same time, farms are thriving and expanding across the state as farmers capitalize on consumer interest in locally grown and produced food and communities strive to become more economically and environmentally resilient. The New Hampshire Coalition for Sustaining Agriculture (Coalition), an ad-hoc group of New Hampshire farmers, regulators, agricultural advocates and policy makers, identified the need for information for farmers and local officials about state laws governing agriculture and how local policies and regulations can help or hinder local agriculture….click HERE to read more!