MagazinesFood Procurement: Supporting Local Farms (Spring 2006)

Food Procurement: Supporting Local Farms (Spring 2006)

Purchasing food directly from local farmers multiplies economic life in a community because each dollar circulates several times in the locality. Food procurement by local institutions — schools, congregations, cafeterias — keeps the food dollar closer to home and helps build local living economies. This issue also features the contemporary agrarian vision of the Holy See.

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