Palm Beach county's changing landscape: historical trends and future direction of the agricultural reserve

Darrin Parmenter

Abstract


Similar to the rest of Florida, agricultural land in Palm Beach County is disappearing at rapid rates. However, despite the large and fast growing population Palm Beach County remains as a leader in Florida agriculture. Several ballot-based and otherwise initiatives have been approved to preserve agricultural lands.

Keywords


agricultural preservation; land preservation; farmland protection

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Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc.     ISSN 0886-7283