Fairfax County Government

Fairfax County, Virginia

Community Gardens Coming to Open Spaces and Rooftops

As the hunger for locally grown food increases, Fairfax County’s new zoning rules dramatically expand the locations where community gardens, farmers markets and home gardens are allowed.

Under the new regulations the Board of Supervisors adopted on June 25, community gardens may bloom in open space on the ground or rooftops on residential, commercial and industrial properties.

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