Scaling Up: Strategies for Expanding Sales of Local Food to Public and Private Institutions in New York

While there are important benefits of greater farm to institution sales and growing public support for such efforts, significant barriers remain.These barriers are often complex and can be found across the food chain.To be successful, efforts to overcome such barriers must enable increased food production as well as grow demand and purchasing by institutions and all of the links in the supply chain between farm field and institutional plate.This report highlights a series of "actionable projects" that are priorities for New York.

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Author: 
Glenda Neff and David Haight
Publisher: 
Saratoga Springs, NY: American Farmland Trust
Page Numbers: 
19
Publication Date: 
October 4, 2012
Literature Category: 
Reports and Studies