Food Democracy: Urban Goats, Chickens and Bees

Educational materials in development. Contact us if you are interested in being a partner (equityproject@ISUH.org).
  • Are there neighborhoods in your city where people are allowed people to keep “goats, chickens and bees?” 
  • Are there zoning regulations in your city that keep people from starting their own businesses? What are the pros and cons of those regulations.

Ryan Smolar is a leader in all things related to local food (e.g., food councils, markets, restaurants, crop swaps, community gardens), placemaking and community development with a focus on expanding access to healthy and affordable food, local economic development, eco-consciousness and cultural vivacity in diverse communities.

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