foodshed


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foodshed

(ˈfuːdˌʃɛd)
n
the area through which food is transported from farm to consumer
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Take action to stop climate change with the McHenry County Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby, or find out the new developments with the local food coop, FoodShed Coop.
"Foodshed Analysis and Its Relevance to Sustainability." Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 24(1): 1-7.
protect the long-term viability of the regional foodshed. (26)
Rebuilding the foodshed: how to create local, sustianale and secure food systems.
Since then, Real Food Real Stories has been working to amplify the stories of individuals in our local foodshed who work tirelessly to grow, distribute, produce, make, and advocate for healthy food for all.
After three years, she and her partner, Debra Brubaker, are nearing the completion of a transfer to take over a 45-acre poultry and vegetable farm called (http://www.villageacresfarm.com/) Village Acres Farm and FoodShed in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania, that once belonged to Debra's parents.
Coming in to the Foodshed. Agriculture and Fluman Values 13 (3) (June): 33-42.
Many agricultural products in California are produced at a scale that far outstrips local demand; for example, the Bay Area foodshed, the growing area within a 100-mile radius of San Francisco, produces annually around 20 million tons of food, yet the local population consumes only 5.9 million tons (Thompson et al.
Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable and Secure Food Systems.