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Local Food Supply Chain Networks: The Case for Business Development and Job Creation

Unemployment and its part played in our current economic stagnation is a huge Gordian knot for those who have to work on policy and programs to address this crisis. Certainly the Local Food Movement is no all-encompassing Silver Bullet to be fired at the heart of a sagging economy. However, we do believe that a creatively imagined and energetically supported local food supply chain agenda can stimulate new business and job creation.