June 17-21: Economy – VT

Jun 1st, 2013 | By | Category: 5th Day Vermont

Key Terms and Topics: Farm-to-plate; local to national to global, Market values, public food philosophy

Discussion themes: Local food system, New Economy, Marketing; local dollars; labeling; economic development & innovation; expansion and efficiency

Reading/Viewing: RFS Ch. 9 & 10.

Optional: Ben Hewitt, The Town that food saved: http://benhewitt.net/

Fifth Day: Friday, 6/21, Hardwick Overnight? VT Soy, Jasper Hill biodigester, VT Food Venture Center, lunch @ Claire’s; Salvation Farms?

FW Talk: 10-11 am Friday, 6/21: Local Economy. Ivor Chodhowski, Owner Field Day Family Farm, Harvest Restaurant; Grasshoppers Distribution in Louisville.

Location: RAJ Conference Room


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