Agrihoods (Paperback)

Cultivating Best Practices (Food and Real Estate)

By Matthew Norris

Urban Land Institute, 9780874204216, 53pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2019

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Description

Inspired by a growing body of evidence that developments centered on working farms can have a positive effect on human health, environmental sustainability, and real estate performance, Agrihoods: Cultivating Best Practices identifies strategies to aid developers and their partners in planning, creating, and operating single-family, multifamily, or mixed-use communities built with a working farm as a focus.


About the Author

Matthew Norris is a senior manager of content at the Urban Land Institute. He supports the Institute's Building Healthy Places Initiative and works on projects linking health, sustainability and development. He previously worked at the Tri-State Transportation Campaign where he focused on improving access to safe, reliable and equitable modes of transportation throughout southern New Jersey and the Greater Philadelphia area. Matt earned his Master's in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2010, where he focused on international development and comprehensive planning. Matt also holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Kansas.