Report Examines Local Food Economy in Appalachian Region

A new report from the Appalachian Regional Commission uses USDA Census of Agriculture data to provide an overview of agricultural activity and local food systems throughout the Appalachian Region. Agriculture and Local Food Economies in the Appalachian Region also includes overviews and case studies related to seven emerging opportunities to strengthen the Appalachian Region’s local food economies. It highlights innovative approaches for building more thriving and resilient food systems across the region.