Updated by CRCOG in 2014, the Capitol Region Plan of Conservation and Development: Vibrant. Green. Connected. Competitive. is a general guide for the future conservation and development of the greater Hartford area. It encourages the creation of a more sustainable region and presents some of the challenges and choices that will ultimately shape the region’s future. The Food Systems and Food Security chapter calls for a holistic approach to food systems planning and provides a slate of goals and policy recommendations to improve food security in the region.