A Quick Look at Code Compliance

A Quick Look at Code Compliance

Have you ever had a notice from Code Compliance on your property? Or the dreaded red ticket? After hearing stories from a couple of members, we took a brief tour of the system to understand how the process works. Code Compliance is a division of the Department of...
After policy wins, we turn to implementation

After policy wins, we turn to implementation

The Food Policy Council has had some significant policy wins: our 2015 zoning amendments for urban agriculture, and this year’s change to the animal ordinance, increasing the allowed number of chickens. We also helped shape these SA Tomorrow Food System goals...
What Fruit Trees Taught Us About Inequality in San Antonio

What Fruit Trees Taught Us About Inequality in San Antonio

By Melissa Federspill and Mary Minor The San Antonio Fruit Tree Project was established in 2014 by two graduate students at the University of Texas San Antonio. This program provides a community-based solution for combating food insecurity in low-income urban...