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The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments and Choices

Description
Seven research modules guiding food system planning, economic assessment, and analysis of data. Explains that local food production promotes rural economic revitalization and supports built capital invested in rural communities, and notes the importance of recognizing differences in rural and urban food issues.
Author(s)
Dawn Thilmany McFadden, David Conner, Steven Deller, et al.
Date
03/2016
Type
Document
Organization
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Food security and nutrition · Research methods and resources