TITLE

Local food networks tap into growing commercial demand

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/20/2012, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers an overview of the report, titled "Moving Food Along the Value Chain: Innovations in Regional Food Distribution," released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The report shows the distribution practices of local producer networks and their partner and how they tap into the growing commercial demands. Eight network models were studied by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) and four factors that influenced the performance of the networks were identified.
ACCESSION #
74586034

 

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