U.S. Foodprints and Foodsheds Project

The Foodprints and Foodsheds Project began as part of a larger U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Extension, and Education Service initiative, “Mapping Local Food Systems Potential in New York State.” At its inception, the “Mapping Local Food Systems Project” was created to investigate the capacity of New York State to use its agricultural land to meet the food needs of its population centers. Through partnership with Cornell University, University of California at Davis, Salisbury University, Tufts University and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the project has grown to encompass Michigan, Mississippi and New Mexico in addition to New York.

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