Connecting Farmers and Nutrition Program Participants: innovations rom Michigan and Kentucky

The presentations in this session from American Farmland Trust's Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference discuss the exciting work being done In both rural and urban communities around the country to connect federal nutrition program participants directly with local farmers. These efforts boost farm sales, keep food dollars circulating in local economies and improve low-income consumers' access to healthful food. This session will explain the nuts and bolts of successful Michigan programs and provide an analysis of their economic development impacts to date. 

Session Presenters: Kate Fitzgerald, Food Policy Consultant, Washington, D.C., (moderator); Sandra Corlett, Kentucky farmer and former president, Kentucky Farmers Market Association; Dru Montri, Director, Michigan Farmers Market AssociationNike

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Author / Presenter: 
Kate Fitzgerald
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American Farmland Trust