Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Webinar- Trends in US Local & Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress

Local Food Systems: What do we know about national trends?

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This webinar will overview ERS’s forthcoming report on local food systems, “Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems: Report to Congress.” The report is scheduled for release on the ERS website the morning of January 29. Author Sarah Low will present the latest estimates on sales and farm participation in local food systems. She will also provide the first analyses comparing prices between direct-to-consumer outlets and conventional grocery outlets and local food farm growth and survival between 2007 and 2012.  The webinar will include results from the USDA Farm to School census and the 2012 Census of Agriculture as well as an overview of the literature on consumer willingness to pay, environmental impacts, and policy related to local foods systems at the Federal, state, and local/regional levels.


Thu, Jan 29, 2015
11:30 AM EST
1 hour
USDA Economic Research Service

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