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Research Reports

Here you will find essays, articles, and reports written by the Local Food Research Center staff on timely food system topic and issues. This page is a space for us to reflect on the directions of the food movement, share insights into our theory of food system change, comment on movement strategies, and critically assess methodologies and approaches.

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Double SNAP Impact on Shoppers and Farmers in Western North Carolina

2019 Appalachian Grown Producer Survey Report

COVID-19: Impact on Southern Appalachian Farmers and Vendors Selling to Direct Markets

2019 EmPOWERing Mountain Food Systems Food and Farm Assessment

2018 Appalachian Grown Producer Report

The Growth and Transition of Sustainable Production Practices in WNC

Appalachian Grown 2017 Producer Survey Report

The End of Tobacco and the Rise of Local Food in Western North Carolina

The Influence of Farmer-Customer Interactions at Farmers Markets on Farmer Growing Practices

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