An internship program to help institutional food buyers develop links to local farms in northeast IowaLeopold Center Completed Grant Reports
Iowa college interns worked with the UNI Local Food Project, food buyers, and farmers to improve local food purchasing processes.
Key QuestionHow can we improve the marketing of local food products?
FindingsWe have documented that we have expanded local markets for locally grown agricultural products significantly by organizing around one metro area, by working with all players in the food system, and by articulating the multiple benefits of having farmers near us who grow the food we eat.
Principal Investigator(s)Kamyar Enshayan
Year of Grant Completion2005
Citation InformationKamyar Enshayan. "An internship program to help institutional food buyers develop links to local farms in northeast Iowa" (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kamyar-enshayan/21/