Addressing Common Issues

This section describes some common issues that arise in Connecticut towns where planning for agriculture can positively support and improve the environment for local farmers. A description of each issue is followed by a discussion of approaches that may be used to help keep farms and farming viable in communities throughout the state.

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This section is not intended to be comprehensive as to issues or solutions. Every community and farming operation is unique and will present different opportunities for municipalities to create a supportive atmosphere for farming.