Changing the Approach to Regulation of local food systems in minnesota

funded by a Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grant

Open-Access Documents

These materials are free and publicly available. Anyone with an interest in regulation of local food systems is welcome to use and adapt them as needed for your own work.

They were developed by the Project Team during the term of the Bush grant, from June 2015 to June 2016.

These documents represent broad agreement by many stakeholders about potential actions to improve the regulatory landscape for local food systems in Minnesota.

Complete “Portable Document” of all materials:  Word .docx | PDF

How to Use the Documents:

CATCH the Vision for a better local food system.

SHARE the Brochure!

READ the Issue Brief and Aligning documents to understand the context and advances made by the Bush Grant Advisory Committee.

USE the Timeline Document and Program Logic Models to dig into the specifics of potential next steps.

TURN to the Case Studies as resources to illustrate issues in the regulation of local food systems.

TALK with people in your networks about what changes could be beneficial for you and your communities.

IDENTIFY actions you could join or champion.

COMMUNICATE with MISA and the Local Foods Advisory Committee to get connected with others working on these topics.

ADD to the Referral Organizations document to identify stakeholders across Minnesota and what expertise they bring to the table.

MODIFY any of the other documents here as needed for your own work.

Questions? Contact Jane Jewett: jewet006@umn.edu

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