Best Management Practices (BMPS)
Practices or measures that have been proven to be effective and practical in achieving an objective.
Source: Public Law 107-118 (H.R. 2869) - "Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act", signed into law January 11, 2002.
Community Supported Agriculture, a CSA consist of individuals and/or groups of people who support a local farming operation by buying a membership or "share" in the operation. The "share" usually consists of a box of fresh, seasonal fruits or vegetables that is delivered or picked up on a weekly basis.
A food desert is any area where healthy, affordable food is difficult to obtain. Food deserts occur in rural as well as urban areas and are most often associated with low-socioeconomic minority communities, where the only source of food may be a convenience store. According to the 2000 census, there are 23.5 million U.S. residents in low income neighborhoods who live more than 1 mile from a grocery store.