Local Foods, Local Places
We have selected 13 communities to receive Local Foods, Local Places planning assistance to use local foods to revitalize downtowns and neighborhoods, create economic opportunities, and improve human health and the environment.
In Your Community
Recreation Economy for Rural Communities
We have selected 10 partner communities to receive the first round of Recreation Economy for Rural Communities planning assistance. Learn more about the communities and the program.
Read about how EPA worked with local leaders to help them realize their community's vision for the future in our "Community Stories" story map (link opens in new window or tab).
Smart growth strategies help communities grow in ways that expand economic opportunity while protecting human health and the environment.
What Is Smart Growth?
Smart Growth Topics
Get the latest information on EPA community revitalization and smart growth publications, webinars, technical assistance opportunities, and more on our Community Revitalization Listserv. To sign up, send a blank email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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