partner communities work with a team of agricultural, environmental, public health, and regional economic development experts to set goals and identify local assets that can support the local food economy.
, partner communities work with a team of experts to identify local assets and opportunities that can support local food enterprises, and set goals for leveraging those resources in ways that spur revitalization.
Early analysis shows that every $3 of federal investment through LFLP
has helped communities attract $55 in additional investment.
efforts to grow the local food economy were highlighted at the national Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) summit in Washington, D.C.
Early analysis shows?that every $3 of federal investment through LFLP has helped communities attract $55 in additional investment.
Today, Administrator Scott Pruitt met with community leaders at the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP
) summit about how investment in the local food economy can help boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses in communities across the country.
Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), which helps communities leverage local food enterprise to diversify their economy and renew their downtowns.
In 2012, Williamson, W Va., was selected to participate in the Livable Communities in Appalachia program, the predecessor to LFLP. Through that effort, a team of small-town development experts worked with Sustainable Williamson to create an action plan tailored to achieving the towns goals, including improving access to food to realize better health outcomes.
The Colletton County Museum and Farmers Market in Walterboro, SC has been selected as one of several rural community projects across the country to participate in Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP), a federal initiative that helps communities increase economic opportunities for local farmers and related businesses, create vibrant places and promote childhood wellness by improving access to healthy local food.
Each Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) partner community works with a team of experts who help community members recognize local assets and opportunities, set goals for revitalizing downtowns and neighborhoods, develop an implementation plan and then identify targeted resources from the participating federal agencies to help implement those plans.