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Fixing Food – Fresh Solutions from Five U.S. Cities

This US-based report documents some of the innovative ways that local leaders are combating a broken food system. It highlights five urban communities that are implementing programs that: help residents grow and sell healthy food; train the next generation of farmers; and bring healthy food to places where people gather. The case studies can serve as models for other local communities to learn from and adapt strategies to their own unique challenges and needs.

Resource Information

Date

January 1, 2016

Author

Union of Concerned Scientists

Type

Case Study

Setting

Community Garden, Community Kitchen, Community-at-large, Farmers Market

Age

Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)

Topic

Food Systems & Local Food

Language

English

Jurisdiction

Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), National, International

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