City Steps Toward Urban Farming

Planners Propose Adding Permit For Business Gardens

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Posted: January 11, 2013

James Madison University students Dan Warren and Sam Frere want to operate a community-supported agriculture program out of their rental home on Collicello Street in Harrisonburg. City planners have proposed a change to the zoning code that would allow the pair to profit from their microgarden. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)

HARRISONBURG — The Harrisonburg Planning Commission set the ball rolling Wednesday for a change to the city’s zoning code that would allow urban farmers to profit from their efforts.


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