Delaware Healthy Soils Policy

Legislative Status Update

Updates in 2023

HB220 [LS] An Act proposing an amendment to Article I of the Delaware Constitution relating to protecting Delaware’s natural resources; includes right to healthy soil – introduced 6/1/2023

Updates in 2022

HB297 [LS], Creation of the Agricultural Opportunities Act; “[p]rovide a socially disadvantaged farmer, military veteran farmer, or beginning farmer with the basic skills to operate agricultural land profitably with a primary focus on regenerating the soil, ecosystem, and local community” – stalled in committee

Updates in 2021


House Committee

House Agriculture

Senate Committee

Senate Agriculture

State Universities & Researchers

Agricultural Organizations & Technical Assistance:

Education & Advocacy Groups


Last Update 01/12/2023