Local Food Systems: Building Health and Wealth in Metro Denver

Cultivating local farm and food businesses while fostering healthy lifestyles, based on fresh local foods and adequate exercise, would create thousands of new jobs and reduce health care costs in the Metro Denver area. The time is ripe for local leaders to reclaim a food system that builds health, wealth, connection and capacity in our communities.

Downloadable Documents: 
Author: 
Ken Meter and Angie Tagtow
Publisher: 
Denver, CO: Metro Denver Health and Wellness Commission
Page Numbers: 
4
Publication Date: 
December 1, 2008
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies