A new piece of legislation signed recently by California governor Jerry Brown puts into law a tax break for urban parcels promised for agricultural use.

The law creates a voluntary option for property owners who want to see their lots farmed. The incentive is available for land that will be put into agricultural use for at least 5 years. It helps growers like Little City Gardens in San Francisco, who had previously been on a month-to-month lease.

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Read more in this L.A. Times article.

California Legislation Helps Urban Farmers Secure Land
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