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Eat Local Montco: Montgomery County's Local Food Promotion Strategy
Product No.: 18007
Date Published: 2/2018
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Geographic Area Covered: Montgomery County, PA
Abstract: Eat Local Montco: Montgomery County's Local Food Promotion Strategy seeks to strengthen county farms, bolster the health and quality of life of county residents, and implement the county's comprehensive plan, Montco 2040: A Shared Vision, by promoting local food to county residents, institutions, and businesses. It analyzes the county's current agricultural and food system resources, acknowledging the challenges of local food production, distribution, and marketing, while at the same time making recommendations to strengthen local farms by linking local producers with local buyers, consumers, restaurants, and institutions.
Key Words: Agriculture, agritourism, beer, Census of Agriculture, direct sales, environment, farms, farmers' markets, farming, farmland preservation, food, food access, food distribution, food economy, food production, food policy council, food promotion, food system, hops, institutions, land use, local food, malting barley, municipalities, regulations, stakeholder analysis, supply chain, transportation.
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