The Sacramento City Council voted 8 to 1 for the Front Yard Landscape Ordinance with the deletion of subsection "c", "...which had sought to restrict the growing of fruits and vegetables to 30% of the landscape and four feet in height." (SacGardens.org)
A Sacramento Bee editorial, Needed: A peas treaty... Does council know beans about gardens?, weighed in on the subject the other day.
Get out those veggie seed packets, head for the veggie aisle of your local nursery, and check out the following books for inspiration. Don't forget to plant some fruit too!