Cultivating local farm and food businesses while fostering healthy lifestyles, based on fresh local foods and adequate exercise, would create thousands of new jobs and reduce health care costs in the Metro Denver area. The time is ripe for local leaders to reclaim a food system that builds health, wealth, connection and capacity in our communities.
Local Food Systems: Building Health and Wealth in Metro Denver
Ken Meter and Angie Tagtow
Denver, CO: Metro Denver Health and Wellness Commission
December 01, 2008
Reports and Guides
Local / Regional Food Systems, Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems