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Local Food Systems

National Association of Counties

NACo (the National Association of Counties) has a new report highlighting four approaches that counties can use to strengthen local food systems: food policy councils, farm to school programs, infrastructure for local producers, and agriculture conservation easement programs. Each approach has an accompanying case study.
See the link below for the report.
 
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Community Food Security Coalition

The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3), North American organization dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food systems that ensure access to affordable, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food for all people at all times. We seek to develop self-reliance among all communities in obtaining their food and to create a system of growing, manufacturing, processing, making available, and selling food that is regionally based and grounded in the principles of justice, democracy, and sustainability.
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