Results from this project are aimed at facilitating the purchase of locally grown livestock by institutional buyers.
How can farmers expand the marketing of their products?
We have documented that we have expanded local markets for locally grown agricultural products significantly by organizing around one metro area, by working with all players in the food system, and by articulating the multiple benefits of having farmers near us who grow the food we eat.
Year of Grant Completion
Enshayan, Kamyar, "Documenting the costs and benefits of whole animal local meat purchases by three northeast Iowa institutions" (2005). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 247.