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Strategy RC3.2: Support research that will assist the region’s food production, value-added products, marketing, and branding.

Strategy Description

Develop incentives that encourage farmers to sell in lower-income venues and food kitchens. For example, offer per-pound prices for leftover produce to food pantries.

Additional Information / Case Studies

Farmers Market Produce | Image Credit: Land-of-Sky Regional Council

Recommendation

RC3: Support the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project (ASAP) in its mission to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.