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Institutional buying models and local food markets: The Iowa experience

This paper provides a brief overview of several models of institutional food buying projects in Iowa and critical factors that make these systems work - both from the producer and food service director perspectives. The paper concludes with how the integration of community, marketing, profitability, and policy has increased the success of Iowa institutional buying projects.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

www.leopold.iastate.edu/pubs/speech/files/100502_cafeteria.pdf

Rich Pirog

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