Are you currently practicing urban agriculture in the city of Sacramento, or would like more information about how to do it?
In an effort to help implement the recently passed Sacramento City Urban Agriculture ordinance, the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition is hosting a legal clinic for people currently practicing urban agriculture or would like more information about how to do it!
Law Bites: Legal Clinic and Workshop for Urban Agriculture in Sacramento
When: Tuesday, June 23, 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Colonial Heights Branch Library, 4799 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95820
There will be lawyers on hand to answer questions people have on the following areas related to urban agriculture:
● Employment law: How do I hire someone to help? Do I have to pay interns? What’s an I-9?
● Tax and Government Benefit Impact: Do I need to pay charge sales tax to sell produce? Am I going to lose my SSI if I make money selling food?
● Choosing how you form: Do I have to form a business? What are the advantages? How can I be a nonprofit?
● A workshop to talk about the urban agriculture ordinance passed by the City. What did it change? What do you need to do to take advantage of it?
Registration is required as space is limited. Please click here register here while there are still seats available.
Guests are encouraged to bring dinner for themselves, or something to share, potluck-style.
Childcare is available, courtesy of Building Healthy Communities (BHC).
Sponsors: California Endowment BHC, Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, Oak Park Sol, The Environmental Council of Sacramento (ECOS), Legal Services of Northern California, the Law Office of Cameron Rhudy, and Alchemist CDC