Building a local food economy also depends upon retaining local farms, and encouraging the development of new ones. In part 2, Ken Meter outlines the problem with the diminishing availability of affordable farmland. He also shares a couple of stories about two enterprising community efforts: one that makes land more accessible for farming; the other, that helps farmers and local businesses benefit by partnering together.
- Ken Meter: Building A Local Food Economy: 1
- Ken Meter: Building A Local Food Economy: 3
- Farmland Information Center (find out about farmlands in your State)