Food Innovation Districts: An Economic Gardening Tool


April 5, 2013 - Author: Patty Cantrell, , Laura Goddeeris, Sarah Lucas & Matt McCauley

CRFS partnered with the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments and Regional Food Solutions LLC to develop Food Innovation Districts: An Economic Gardening Tool.  Food innovation districts are places where food and agriculture-based businesses are encouraged to cluster together for greater synergy.  This guide can help planners and other stakeholders in developing food innovation districts that promote positive business environments, spur regional food system development, and increase access to local food.


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