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Beef Production & Consumption: Sustainable Alternatives
Community Supported Agriculture Programs: A Sustainable Approach to Local Foods
Farmers' Market Consumer Preferences & Premium Pricing for Organically Grown & Local Fresh Produce
The Local Food Movement: Definitions, Benefits, and Resources
Meat-Wise Eating Habits
Urban Edibles: Ornamentals
Urban Edibles: Weeds
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems
Birdsfoot trefoil, a valuable tannin-containing legume for mixed pastures
Curtis, K.R. and M.W. Cowee, (2009). Direct Marketing Local Food to Chefs: Chef Preferences and Perceived Obstacles. Journal of Food Distribution Research, 40(2), 26-36.
Fruit and soil quality of organic and conventional strawberry agroecosystems
Innovations in Sustainable Agriculture: Supporting Climate-Friendly Food Production
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD)
The Local Food Movement: Setting the Stage for Good Food
Local Food Systems: Concepts, Impacts, and Issues
Trends in U.S. Local and Regional Food Systems
Reeve, J. and Drost, D. (2012). Yields and soil quality under transitional organic high tunnel tomatoes. HortScience 47(1), 38-44.
Rural Connections: Food Security in the Western U.S.
Rural Connections: Local and Regional Food Hubs Boost Rural Economies
Using Extension Fieldwork to Incorporate Experiential Learning into University Coursework
View Food Lesson Plans Here
America In Bloom
Slow Food Utah Micro-Grants
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Security
USDA Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
USDA Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food - Grants, Loans & Support
Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (Western SARE)
View Food Resources
Edible Landscapes TED Talk: Pam Warhurst
How I Fell In Love with a Fish TED Talk: Dan Barber