Here’s the press release and a link to the new proposed regulations:
Dyer. They have given us little chance for success but we are going to
the land we own as long as there are no quantifiable impacts.
against edible annuals while all other annuals are unrestricted.3. The Proposal is a clear strategy against edible gardens by pushing
them under the roof line of the building or in its shadow while at the same
time requiring year round success.
4. The Proposal is an assault against the financially less fortunate that
cannot afford expensive fences and raised bed structures by pushing their
edible gardens even further into the shadows of the building.
5. The Proposal is discriminating against ALL edible plants by requiring
higher standards and special definitions than any other plant in the City’s
Landscape Code. By discriminating against the plants that we eat, you are
discriminating against us.
6. The Proposal is a discredit against sustainability. The City’s
code will allow max. 60% environment crushing grass but only max. 25% edible
annuals with no impacts.
same levels as any other yard. NO HIGHER STANDARDS FOR FOOD.Therefore, we are creating a formal Landscape Proposal for the MPB from us which states just that.
CITY’S PROPOSAL: http://www.scribd.com/doc/119925826
UPDATE: Take a look at how the city’s new regulations would effect the Helvenston’s garden: