This report features four case studies highlighting various forms of local government support for food systems in Catawba County, NC; Decatur, GA; Topsham, ME and Washtenaw County-Ann Arbor, MI. Lessons learned may be helpful to those interested in working within or with their local governments on marketing, coordination, policy and funding for food system activities.
Growing Local Food Systems: A Case Study Series on the Role of Local Governments
Laura Goddeeris, Abigail Rybnicek, Katherine Takai
East Lansing, MI: International City/County Management Association
April 14, 2015
Reports and Guides
Georgia, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina
Food Policy Councils, Local / Regional Food Systems, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems