Thesis: Values-based supply chains: local and regional food systems in the Upper Midwest United States

Project Type: Graduate Student
Funds awarded in 2012: $9,902.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2014
Grant Recipient: Iowa State University
Region: North Central
State: Iowa
Graduate Student:
Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Cynthia Haynes
Iowa State University
Faculty Advisor:
Jennifer Bousselot
Iowa State University
The purpose was to capture valuable data about the state of local foods industries in 2012 and inform organizations developing food hubs. To do this, Duerfeldt surveyed characteristics of established food hubs and analyzed local Iowa vineyards and wineries, as a case study of an established local food system.
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