Farm to Institution, Food Systems, Local and Regional Food Systems, Mapping
This maps show how your state measured up in the recent USDA Farm to School Census
Local and Regional Food Systems, Policy & Advocacy
This report, funded by the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future, focuses on state legislation in all 50 states enacted between 2012 and 2014 that aimed to strengthen various components of local food systems.
Food Systems, Supply Chains, Worker Justice, Workforce
The Winter 2015-16 Issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development - Special Topic: Labor in the Food System
Equity, Farming, Food Systems, Policy & Advocacy
This report, from the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at the University of California Berkeley, provides an in-depth analysis of the US Farm Bill with a particular focus on how Farm Bill policies are shaped by corporate power and how such policies affect the lives of marginalized communities.
Food Access, Funding/Financing/Lending
This handbook lays out a step-by-step approach to developing state and local policies that encourage the development of supermarkets and other healthy food stores in underserved communities.
Food Access, Funding/Financing/Lending, Local and Regional Food Systems
A training module to educate lenders on how to finance businesses that support healthy food production and access.
The development of the USDA National Organic Standard in place of differing state/regional standards was widely predicted to accelerate trends of increasing consolidation in this sector. The first draft of the standard was released in 1997; what changes in ownership and control have since occurred?
From the Growing Food Connections Project: the Exploring Stories of Innovation series, a series of short articles that explore how local governments from across the United States are strengthening their community’s food system through planning and policy.
Farm to Institution
SETTING THE TABLE FOR SUCCESS: A Toolkit for Increasing Local Food Purchasing by Institutional Food Service Management
Equity, Food Systems
At NESAWG's 2015 It Takes a Region Conference, our opening plenary featured a conversation between movement leaders across generations.