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Changing the Approach to Food Regulation in Minnesota

Lanthier, Karen; Van Dyke, Stephanie (Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, 2016)
Accommodating innovation and new business models in the local foods sector in Minnesota is important for increasing local communities’ access to a diversified, culturally appropriate food supply. Many startup food entrepreneurs ...

Making the Transition to Organic: Ten Farm Profiles

DiGiacomo, Gigi; King, Robert P (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE), 2015)
As part of the Tools for Transitions Project, we interviewed ten farmers during 2012 - 2015 who were either in the process of transition or who had been recently certified organic to hear, in their words, about what it's ...

Organic Transitions: A Business Planner for Farmers, Ranchers, and Food Entrepreneurs

King, Robert P; Nordquist, Dale; DiGiacomo, Gigi (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE), 2015)
Organic food is a booming business. The profit potential—along with other rewards—has farmers, ranchers and food business owners across the country considering the switch to organic production. But successfully managing ...

A Guide to Regulations for Local Food Entrepreneurs

O'Hara, Megan (St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, 2015)
Rapid growth in numbers and kinds of farmers’ markets have served as incubators of many new food enterprises and spurred some farmers to enter into value-added products or light processing activities. The growth of many ...

Profiles in Sustainable Agriculture: Loon Organics

Stai, Sarah (St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, 2010)
Loon Organics was established in Minnesota in 2005. It is a certified organic vegetable farm that provides product to consumers through Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscriptions, a farmers market, and wholesale ...

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