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Books 4 Booklets 5 Videos 7 Audiocassettes 0 CD-ROMs 0 Webpages 23

BOOKS

Title: Adding values to our food system : an economic analysis of sustainable community food systems
Author: Fenton Wilkinson
Contributors: Prepared by Integrity Systems Cooperative Co.
Second Author: David Van Seters
Published: Everson, WA : Integrity Systems Cooperative Co. , c1997
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Summary: This study provides anecdotal information and general insights for the study of sustainable community food systems, providing a useful baseline for further research. The purpose of the study was to determine if and how sustainable community food systems can be cost competitive with industrial food systems.

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Call Number: 80.4 WIL
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Food processing , Local food systems , Produce , Value-added

Title: Environmental enhancement through agriculture : proceedings of a conference, Boston, Massachusetts, November 15-17, 1995
Contributors: William Lockeretz, editor
Published: Medford, MA : Center for Agriculture, Food and Environment, School of Nutrition and Science Policy, Tufts University , 1996

Summary: These proceedings explore how to create agricultural production systems that produce environmental benefits in contrast to merely being environmentally benign. The papers are grouped under the following topics: watershed protection, wildlife conservation and biodiversity, livestock systems, waste recycling and nutrient management, energy from agricultural biomass, metropolitan agriculture and farming, national policies on agriculture and the environment, and agricultural development and the environment.

Call Number: 20 ENV
Subjects: Agricultural ecology , Alternative fuels , Farmland preservation , Livestock , Local food systems , Recycling , Soil management , Water quality , Wildlife

Title: Expanding the organic food and agriculture system in the U.S.'s Upper Midwest : strategies and lessons of a pilot project
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Contributors: Thomas L. Dobbs, Dillon M. Feuz, and Richard C. Shane
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Published: Brookings, SD : Submitted to the Pew Charitable trusts by the authors , 1999
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Summary: This is an evaluation of the Upper Midwest Organic Marketing Project which was designed to increase organic production and increase consumption through improving the supply and distribution of organic food.

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Call Number: 85 EXP
Subjects: Local food systems , Organic farming , Organic foods

Title: Small farming systems for the Midwest and reintegrating agriculture and community in the Midwest
Contributors: Editors, Richard Olsen, Lisa Bauer
Published: Lincoln, NE : Center for Sustainable Agricultural Systems, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , 1999?
Series: Extension and education materials for sustainable agriculture Volume 10

Summary: These are the papers gathered from the 23 seminars of conference proceedings held in 1998 and 1999. The topics covered include small farms, market gardening, hoop houses for hogs, trees and herbs, Amish farming, adding value, management intensive grazing and crop production, small vineyards, local food systems, farmers markets, preserving farmland, CSAs, beef cooperatives, direct marketing,and local processing,

Call Number: 50.9 SMA
Subjects: Community development , Local food systems , Small farms , Sustainable agriculture

BOOKLETS

Title: Community food systems in California : profiles of 13 collaborations
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Contributors: Edited by Gail Feenstra, UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program ; Dave Campbell, California Communities Program
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Published: Davis, CA : Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, University of California , c1998
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Summary: This document profiles 13 community food systems in California in order to show how they were started, to share ideas about community food systems and to gather fundamental data about such food systems.

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Call Number: 80.4 COM
Subjects: Food systems , Local food systems

Title: Facilitator's guide for food systems and food security
Contributors: Douglas B. Johnson, Elizabeth Ann R. Bird, Frederick H. Buttel
Published: Madison, WI : Quality of Life Project of the Consortium for Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ; Program on Agricultural Technology Studies at the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison , c1997

Summary: This facilitator's guide is intended for a workshop designed to stimulate critical thinking and vigorous discussion about food systems in all of their dimensions, focusing on the juxtaposition of local self-reliance with global interdependence and how the food system affects quality of life and community well- being. Designed to be used with an accompanying workbook for workshop participants.

Call Number: 80.42 FAC
Subjects: Community development , Food systems , Group meeting skills , Local food systems , Quality of life , Social change

Title: Growing a community food system :
Author: Steve Garrett
Contributors:
Second Author: Gail Feenstra
Published: Pullman, WA : Washington State University , 1999
Series: Community ventures WREPO135

Summary: This booklet discusses developing a community food system, including area boundaries, product development, coalition building, planning and assessing how the food system will work, developing resources, creating the organization and implementing projects. There are profiles of model community systems.

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Call Number: 80.4 GAR
Subjects: Local food systems

Title: Growing together : community gardening and food security
Contributors: Sustainable Food Center
Published: Austin , TX : Sustainable Food Center , 1996

Summary: This booklet advocates the spread of community gardens as a way to advance the movement to re-democratize local food systems in the United States and offers succinct information on how to start and maintain such an enterprise.

Call Number: 80.4 GRO
Subjects: Community gardening , Local food systems

Title: To till it and keep it : new models for congregational involvement with the land
Author: Dan Guenthner
Published: Osceola, WI : Published by author , c1995

Summary: This publication explores various models for church- sponsored agricultural stewardship projects, such as community supported agriculture, community gardening, youth gardening, support for local food systems, church food purchase policy, seed saving, preservation of farm land, and environmental tithing.

Call Number: 80.5 GUE
Subjects: Activism , Local food systems , Social change

VIDEOS

Title: Building sustainable systems : Annual Meeting, Saturday November 14, 1992
Contributors: Greater Kansas City Greens ; Missouri Organic Association

Summary: These videos include the following presentations: On Tape 1, Leslie Kearns : Grain production, Leland Eikerman : Building a food system, Roger Adolphson : Solar energy. On Tape 2, Mark Cain : Cut flower production, John Brown : Alternatives to toxic pest control.

Call Number: 53 BUI
Subjects: Biological pest control , Flowers , Flowers, cut , Grains , Local food systems , Organic farming , Pest control , Solar energy

Title: Choices for our land
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1989

Call Number: 82.2 CHO
Subjects: Farmers , Farmland preservation , Land development , Local food systems , Marketing , Marketing direct to consumers , Organic farming , Small farms

Title: Growing the Three Sisters : community organizing and local food systems : Robert Karp, Field to Family Project (Iowa), Mar. 23, 1999
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln , c1998
Series: Small farming systems seminar series

Call Number: 80.42 GRO
Subjects: Activism , Local food systems

Title: Local vs. organic food : a discussion : with Willie Lockeretz, Bill Duesing, Joan Gussow, Katherine DiMatteo & Jack Kittredge
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1995

Publishers Number: 9509
Call Number: 50.9 LOC
Subjects: Alternative agriculture , Local food systems , Organic farming

Title: Localizing the food system : myths and realities : Jack Kloppenburg, Uni. of Wisconsin, Jan. 12, 1999
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension, University of Nebraska , c1998
Series: Small farming systems seminar series

Call Number: 80.4 LOC
Subjects: Local food systems

Title: Resources and regulations for local food systems : Neil Hamilton, Drake Uni. Law School (Iowa), Mar. 2, 1999
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension, University of Nebraska , c1998
Series: Small farming systems seminar series

Call Number: 80.4 RES
Subjects: Local food systems

Title: A tale of two chickens : economic results of our food choices : Kamyar Ensnayan, Uni. of Northern Iowa, Feb. 16, 1999
Published: Lincoln, NE : Cooperative Extension Division, University of Nebraska , c1998
Series: Small farming systems seminar series

Call Number: 85.6 TAL
Subjects: Local food systems , Marketing to institutions

WEB PAGES

Taking Local Foods to the Table (Farm News)
Regional Food Systems Research: Needs, Priorities, and Recommendations (CIAS - University of Wisconsin)
Local Food Directories (ATTRA)
Local Food Connections: From Farms to Schools (Iowa State University)
Local Food Connections: Food Service Considerations (Iowa State University)
Local Food Connections: Farm to Restaurants (Iowa State University)
Home from the Range (Oregonian)
The Health Value of Fruits and Vegetables (Iowa State University)
Growing A Community Food System (Washington State University)
From Farm to Fork (Center for Environmental Farming: North Carolina)
Food, Fuels, and Freeways: An Iowa Perspective on Far Food Travels (Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Vegetables (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Protein Foods (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities :An Overview (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Fruits (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Fats, Oils and Sweets (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Dairy (University of Kentucky)
Food and Agriculture: Consumer Trends and Opportunities: Building a Base (University of Kentucky)
Consumer Willingness to Pay for Local Meat Products (University of Kentucky)
Consumer and Food Business Perceptions (Iowa State University)
Community Food Systems: Visions of a Different Food System (University of Missouri)
Coming into the Foodshed (CIAS- University of Wisconsin)
Buying Foods Directly from Farmers (University of New Hampshire)


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