Toolkit in Action

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

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