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Michelle Fluty
AGCM 220
10/14/10
 Definition
 Non Local Food travels 1,500 miles
 Local: 45 miles (average)
 Mostly organic
 Supports local farmers
 Cuts back food miles
 Fresher
 Tastes better
 Less expensive
 Meet producer
 Cant produce enough
 Harder to get processed
 Weather
 Hard to get adjusted
 Local Food Challenge
 100-Mile Diet
 More availability
 Community gardens
 Extension
 Training
 City Produce Proje...
 Farmers markets
 Some grocers
 Some restaurants
 Farmers
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Food miles and local foods

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Food miles and local foods

  1. 1. Michelle Fluty AGCM 220 10/14/10
  2. 2.  Definition  Non Local Food travels 1,500 miles  Local: 45 miles (average)
  3. 3.  Mostly organic  Supports local farmers  Cuts back food miles  Fresher  Tastes better  Less expensive  Meet producer
  4. 4.  Cant produce enough  Harder to get processed  Weather  Hard to get adjusted
  5. 5.  Local Food Challenge  100-Mile Diet  More availability  Community gardens  Extension  Training  City Produce Project
  6. 6.  Farmers markets  Some grocers  Some restaurants  Farmers

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