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Greater Philadelphia Food System Study

Product No.: 09066C
Date Published: 9/2010

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Geographic Area Covered: 100-mile radius around the City of Philadelphia; parts of five states: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and the nine-county DVRPC region: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania, and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties in New Jersey.

Abstract: This publication is a compendium to the Greater Philadelphia Food System Study and contains detailed analysis and data tables for the foodshed's agricultural resources, Greater Philadelphia's food freight, Greater Philadelphia's food economic sectors, and aggregated qualitative data for the Stakeholder Survey undertaken in the summer of 2008.

Key Words: 100-Mile Foodshed, Agriculture, Census of Agriculture, Economic Census, environment, farms, farming, farmland, farmland preservation, food, food access, food desert, food distribution, food economy, food miles, food policy, food system, foodshed, fossil fuels, freight analysis framework (FAF), Greater Philadelphia, land use, local food, organic, natural resources, peak oil, sustainable, stakeholder analysis, transportation, working landscapes.

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