May 21, 2014
The MSU Center for Economic Analysis and CRFS have created a brief on the economic impact of local food in Michigan. This analysis examines the value of Michigan's agricultural food products from the farm through processing, retailing, and to the consumer. The research concludes that local foods represent about 17% of Michigan's total food consumption sales.
Valuing Michigan's Local Food System
Steve Miller, John Mann, Judith Barry, Tom Kalchik, Rich Pirog & Mike Hamm