Economics, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
This study evaluates regional economic impact gains that might accrue if the region were to increase its fresh fruit and vegetable production to accommodate local or regional demand. The region studied includes rural areas, yet it is influenced by nearby metropolitan centers, which also serve as potential markets.
Swenson, Dave, "Investigating the Potential Economic Impacts of Local Foods for Southeast Iowa" (2009). Leopold Center Pubs and Papers. 66.