Five Resources for Growing Local Food Economies, Plus Some Promising Ideas
"Across the country, local food commerce has evolved from better connections between farms and consumers to a strategy for building local urban and rural economies and national food security."
The quote above, from one of the resources below, best captures why economic developers are focusing on opportunities around food production, distribution, access and more. A lot of valuable information, along with some creative ideas, is available for capturing the growth potential around local food.
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