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Local Food Retailers Working Together

Scott Allegrucci

As our community seeks ways to build a stronger, more sustainable and resilient local economy, there are inevitable challenges related to competition for markets and the desire to be "first to market" with particular products and services. It's great to find an example of local food businesses working together to ...

All I Want this Year - A Local Foods Economy for Lawrence

Scott Allegrucci

As 2010 rolls around, I'm thinking about a lasting, useful, and appropriate gift for Lawrence and the region. My checklist for a good gift to this area includes: (1) something that fits this community as it is, (2) that enhances what is already good about it, (3) that helps attract ...

All I Want for Christmas - A Local Foods Economy for Lawrence

Scott Allegrucci

As 2010 rolls around, I'm thinking about a lasting, useful, and appropriate gift for Lawrence and the region. My checklist for a good gift to this area includes: (1) something that fits this community as it is, (2) that enhances what is already good about it, (3) that helps attract ...

Healthy School Lunches

Dana Hangauer

Slow Food USA is continuing the push for new legislation to be passed that promotes healthier lunches in school cafeterias nationwide with an emphasis on providing locally grown produce. As a slow food activist, I have received insider information describing the goals and challenges set forth by Slow Food USA, ...

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