Reducing Blight, Growing Urban Gardens

Thursday, September 12, 2013

(San Francisco) – Assemblymember Philip Ting (D-San Francisco) wrote Assembly Bill 551 to turn blighted urban properties into urban gardens. His measure would authorize counties to create urban agriculture incentive zones, and allow for reduced property taxes when a landowner allows small-scale food production on their land. KGO Radio interviewed Assemblymember Ting about AB 551 and filed this report.(1:01)