20 Oct, 2010 Last updated: 15 Nov, 2014
This project seeks to document and evaluate to what extent localised food suppliers deliver environmental, social and economic gains and benefits.
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The supporters of localised food suppliers promote a wide range of advantages and benefits from locally-sourced fresh produce. However, with the exception of the obvious and evident health benefits, there has been little documented evidence that a localised food supply has substantive environmental, social and economic benefits.
Focusing on a case study methodology, this project sought to document and evaluate to what extent localised food suppliers deliver environmental, social, and economic gains and benefits.