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Increased access to local Ohio produce focus of study

Sep. 11, 2011

A recent study by Jill Clark, director of the Center for Farmland Policy Innovation and Shoshanah Inwood and Jeff Sharp of the Social Responsibility Initiative and Ohio State's School of Environment and Natural Resources, focuses on increasing access to local Ohio produce.   "Scaling-up Connections between Regional Ohio Specialty Crop Producers and Local Markets: Distribution as the Missing Link", a report of the study which is based on surveys of Ohio fruit and vegetable distributors and one-on-one interviews with retailers, is available at

Jill discusses increasing the availability of local Ohio foods.  Click here to view.