08 Sep '11, 6pm

Local food = local #jobs - You can help #farmersmarkets & #localfood thrive!

Local and Regional Food Systems 101 Let's make local food thrive! Would you like to help local and regional food systems succeed? Here are two things you can do: Urge Congress to support farmers markets and other food programs that benefit local farmers, consumers, and economies in the next Farm Bill. Help local farmers advocate for themselves—take this flyer to farmers at your local market or to your CSA manager today. Local and regional food systems are experiencing rapid growth in the U.S. With a little help from forward-looking public policy, they will continue growing, benefiting their customers, their local economies, and the nation's public health and environmental goals. But what are they, exactly? Defining “local” is challenging, so here we focus on markets in which farmers sell food directly to a consumer or institution. We've put together a quick primer on some ...

Full article: http://www.ucsusa.org/food_and_agriculture/solutions/big_...

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