Maps

Charting everything from factory farms to food policy councils, NESAWG's Maps section offers interesting graphic perspectives on food and farm issues in our Northeast region.  See past features below, and email us if you have relevant maps to share.

Check back soon for more maps!

Jan 29, 2015

This interactive map from The New York Times indicates the percentage of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients in every county in the country. Click here.

Jan 29, 2015

This map was created by Drake University's Agricultural Law Center to help further the advancement of Food Policy Councils.

Dec 24, 2014

Enter your zip code or state and learn about water quality monitoring and assessments, information provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, and find (and add!) citizen science projects in your area.

Nov 05, 2014

This map shows efforts supported by USDA and other federal partners as well as related information on local and regional food systems for the years 2009-2012.

Nov 05, 2014

This interactive map illustrates something that people in rural America have known for a long time: factory farms farms have grown in number, and these facilities are overwhelming some regions of the country, including parts of our region.

Nov 05, 2014

Each red dot on this Census of Agriculture map represents 20 farms that are no more, and each blue dot represents 20 new farms. In just five years, the US experienced a net loss of 90,000 farms.