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Bringing Local Food to Local Institutions

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By Barbara C. Bellows, Rex Dufour, and Janet Bachmann updated by Camille Green and Nancy Moore

Published: 2003

Updated: June 2013



16 pages


As the local food movement has gained momentum in the past decade, the number of farm to institution programs across the nation also has grown. This publication off ers examples and insight into the farm to institution world. Farmers, food-service managers, and community members can use this publication to gain knowledge and resources about how to begin or expand a farm to institution program.

Table of Contents

Models of Farm to Institution Programs
Implementation and Considerations
Supportive Policies
Case Studies
Further Resources

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