Toolkit in Action
Below are some examples of studies that have used the Toolkit as a guide in the assessment process. For more information, please contact the authors of the reports directly.
Economic Impacts of Farm to School: Case Studies and Assessment Tools
Libby Christensen, Becca Jablonski, Lacy Stephens, and Anupama Joshi
September 29, 2017
Do Farm-to-School Programs Create Local Economic Impacts?
Florence Becot, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Alexandra E. Zipparo, Linda Berlin, Erin Buckwalter, and Janet McLaughlin
Critical Reflections on the USDA Local Food Economics Toolkit
David Conner, Florence Becot, Diane Imrie
Economic Impact of Local Food Producers in the Sacramento Region: Spring 2016
Shermain Hardesty, Libby O. Christensen, Erin McGuire, Gail Feenstra, Chuck Ingels, Jim Muck, Julia Boorinakis-Harper, Cindy Fake & Scott Oneto
Economic Contribution and Potential Impact of Local Food Purchases Made by Vermont Schools: May 2016
Prepared for the Vermont Farm to School Network’s Economic Value Working Team, By Erin Roche, Florence Becot, Jane Kolodinsky, PhD and David Conner, PhD