Food Access & Impact 2017-12-31T18:36:49+00:00

Food Access & Impact

FOOD AND THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Studies have shown that farmers markets bring business into the hosting communities. Each dollar spent at a market can generate as much as an additional $1.40 in spending in the businesses surrounding the market. In addition, we know that more of the money spent in local businesses (such as farms) [...]

ESTIMATING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PUBLIC MARKETS

01/27/2015 by Econsult Corporation (Feb 2007) Public markets are unique economic and social institutions which are increasingly being viewed as tools to achieve a wide variety of goals. These goals include improved access to quality food, better marketing opportunities for family farmers, improving social interaction in urban neighborhoods, increasing social [...]