Learn About Local Food 

Read more about local food in Chattanooga and across the country.

Local Resources

Resources for Farmers

Farmers Market Resources 

Velma Lakins, Agricultural Marketing Specialisth
May 2007

ASAP Farmers Market Makeover




Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies
Fall 2010

Regional Resources

  • Southern Foodways Alliance

    The SFA is a member-supported non-profit, based at the University of Mississippi that documents, studies, and celebrates the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.

National Resources

  • Food Routes

    A national non-profit dedicated to reintroducing Americans to their food.

  • Food Security Coalition

    A North American coalition of diverse people and organizations working from the local to international levels to build community food security.

  • Slow Food USA

    A non-profit member-supported association who believes that food and farming should be sources of health and well-being for everyone.

  • USDA Resources for Local Food Systems

    This list includes USDA and Land Grant Institution materials on local sustainable agriculture, food access, community food security, nutrition and health.

This report examines Wholesome Wave's Double Value Coupon program. By Mattea Kramer & 

Michael Zakaras,  Harvard Kennedy School of Government. March 2011.

This study shows finding and recommendations for food hubs.

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