Local Governments & Food Systems - 2015 Survey Results


May 5, 2016 - Author: Berna Öztekin-Günaydin, Jelani Newton, Laura Goddeeris, Abigail Rybnicek

In 2015, with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, CRFS worked with the International City/County Management Association to conduct a second comprehensive national survey of local government policies, programs, plans, and other activities supporting food systems. Preliminary results are summarized in this document and may be of interest to good food advocates seeking municipal or county support for their efforts.

This summary was prepared by:

  • Berna Öztekin-Günaydin, ICMA
  • Jelani Newton, ICMA
  • Laura Goddeeris, CRFS
  • Abigail Rybnicek, ICMA


Tags: food and community connections, local governments and local food systems

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Food and Community Connections, Local Governments and Local Food Systems

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