Findings

Extension Summit Presentation This PowerPoint was presented to the University of Missouri Extension Summit in 2015.  It provides overall findings of our project.

Producer Survey: This easy to read survey shows what producers consider local, their motivations for producing for local markets, their challenges to doing so, and what kinds of products they produce.

LFL Presentation to Rural Soc Society This PowerPoint provides an analysis of differences between producers in the three study regions.

AFHVS 2015 This PowerPoint provides information on how consumers in rural and urban areas define local food, what they perceive the benefits of it are, and some of their challenges to obtaining it.

Rural Development and Local Foods Discussion of how locally produced foods move through informal market channels in rural areas and what that means for rural development.

Economic Impact Analysis in Press!  See our article in the Journal of Agriculture and Applied Economics.