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Articles and Papers on Local and Regional Food Systems

A collection of articles and research papers on local and regional food systems, particularly as they apply to the Northeast region.

A collection of articles and research papers on local and regional food systems, particularly as they apply to the Northeast region.

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edited by James R. Veteto, Gary Paul Nabhan, Regina Fitzsimmons, Kanin Routson and DeJa Walker, 2011. 2.2 MB PDF file.

Craig Gundersen, Brent Kreider, and John Pepper, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy (2011) volume 33, number 3, pp. 281–303

Gomez and Nicholson, Cornell Chronicle Online, April 28, 2011

(Bulletin E332), Brian J. Schilling, Extension Specialist, Agricultural Policy and Kevin P. Sullivan, Institutional Research Analyst, February 7, 2011

Pablo Monsivais, Julia Mclaina and Adam Drewnowskia, ScienceDirect , December 2010

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Rural Policy Research Institute / Rural Futures Lab Foundation Paper No. 1, November 2010, Jennifer Jensen. PDF file.

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Kristen Park, Food Industry Management Program, Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, SMART Marketing, July 2010. Additional SMART Marketing articles are available at: http://marketingpwt.aem.cornell.edu/publications.html#smart

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report from Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food (KYF2) Regional Food Hub Subcommittee, May 24, 2010. PDF file.

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by Dave Swenson, Department of Economics, Iowa State University. 1.1 MB PDF file.

A three-year project, which ran from 2005-2008, that examined how small-farm industry clusters could improve the vitality of small US farms and rural communities.

Perspectives of Extension educators relative to local food system (LFS) issues are examined. These educators perceived consumer food safety, viable ag-related businesses, land use planning, farm land preservation, loss of family-owned farms, and access to quality foods as important issues. 2006. Journal of Extension, 44(4):