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Save a Farm - Preserving Local Farms
Farm - Preserving Local Farms The Save a Farm series reflects my concern over the loss of independent farms and the decreasing number of men and women who can make farms work. The problems that farmers face are varied: Rising costs of land, labor, fuel, and supplies Decreasing profits from shrinking local markets and increasing competition from ...
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New Rules Project - Agriculture - Expanding Local Markets
To fund the initiative, a portion of the $650,000 the district currently spends on cafeteria food is allocated for local organic food. More... Community ... and strong local economy; maintain a sense of community; encourage land stewardship; and honor the knowledge and experience of growers and producers working with small to medium farms. More... Farmer' ...
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New Rules Project - Agriculture - Expanding Local Markets - University Support of Locally Grown Foods
U.S. to commit to putting foods grown on local farms on the regular menu at their dorm dining centers. In the fall of 2003, organic ... that they can make a difference as environmentalists. Many students work at local community supported agriculture farms and orchards. Other Expanding Local Markets Resources: Robyn Van En Center/National CSA Resources Alternative ...
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Environmental Commons: Local Food
References Shaping Our Local Food ... of origin? If public institutions buy food from local farms and suppliers? If genetically modified foods should be grown? If local shopping districts provide healthy alternatives to fast food? ...
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American Farmland Trust: Agriculture and the Environment - Local Foods
Local Farms and Food Connecting local foods with local consumers Buying local keeps money in the local community and helps farms and ranches remain economically viable. Local ...
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CGF: News: How You Can Help Support Local Farmers
Articles Calendar How You Can Help Support Local Farmers: by Holly Van Houten Buy Locally and Seasonally Spring through early winter many local farms sell their produce at certified farmersí markets. ... identify local restaurants in the Half Moon Bay area that use local produce. What we discovered is that virtually every family-run restaurant on the coast has direct relationships with local farms, ...
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American Farmland Trust: No Farms No Food - Local Food
Free No Farms No Food bumper sticker! Take the Keep It Local pledge and stand up for local food and farms! Spread the message in your community that you support local food and local farms by displaying a free No Farms No Food bumper sticker ...
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Environmental Commons: Local Food & Food Democracy
Local Food & Food Democracy. Environmental Commons in the News Local Food & Food Democracy May '07 EC's article on the national preemption threat appears in: Guerilla News Network April '07 Local choice protects farms and food: Columbia Tribune February '07 Our Local Food fact sheets are featured in the: Kansas City ...
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Buy Fresh Buy Local - FoodRoutes
From farmers' markets, restaurants, grocery stores, co-ops, and community supported farms to large scale ... . What Can You Do? Take the Buy Local Challenge! Now you can show your support for local food and farms by signing on to FoodRoutes' "Buy Local" Challenge. Everyone who signs up in 2007 ...
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Buy Local Challenge - FoodRoutes
Buy Local Gift Basket. When you purchase local food, you'll get a wealth of benefits. You'll get exceptional taste and freshness, strengthen your local economy, support family farms, safeguard your family's health, and protect the environment. Now you can show your support for local food and farms by signing on to FoodRoutes' "Buy Local" ...
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