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The 25% Shift: The Benefits of Food Localization for Northeast Ohio and How to Realize Them

Resource: The 25% Shift: The Benefits of Food Localization for Northeast Ohio and How to Realize Them

This report suggests that if the region could source one quarter of its total food production locally, that action would generate 27,664 new jobs, increase the annual regional output by $4.2 billion, and expand state and local tax collection by $126 million, while increasing food security for hundreds of thousands of people and reducing obesity and Type-II diabetes.

Source:
Community-Wealth.org

Sectors:
Sustainable Ag., Food & Land

Topics:
Curricular Materials, Employment Industry ProjectionsInnovative Practices & Partnerships