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The Role of Local Food Systems in US Farm Policy

Sales of locally produced foods comprise a small but growing part of US agricultural sales. USDA estimates that farm-level value of local food sales totaled about $4.8 billion in 2008, or about 1.6 percent of the US market for agricultural products. An estimated total of 107,000 farms are engaged in local food systems, or about 5 percent of all US farms.

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