Taking a Closer Look at the Local Food Supply Chain

The rapidly growing local food movement promises a range of public health benefits, such as lower carbon emissions and stronger local economies—but can local food supply chains actually generate these benefits?

Growing Local
"Growing Local," edited by Robert P. King, Michael S. Hand and Miguel I. Gómez, is a rigorous comparison of mainstream and local food supply chains in five metropolitan areas, highlighting areas of growth and potential barriers to the local food movement along social, economic and environmental dimensions.
Cover courtesy University of Nebraska Press