"Why Local Food Matters" is topic of free webinar on September 10

Posted: August 27, 2015

Debra Tropp, USDA Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS), will present a free webinar titled "Why Local Food Matters" on Thursday, September 10 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The webinar, co-sponsored by the four Regional Rural Development Centers, will provide an overview of what we know about changing consumer demand, some of the drivers behind these changes in demand, and how AMS is trying to help farmers and food marketers take advantage of the recent surge in local food demand through grant assistance, primary data collection, applied research on emerging business models, technical assistance and market facility design.
Credit: USDA

Credit: USDA

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