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The 2011 ASHS Annual Conference

Local Food Systems (LOCSY) Working Group Business Meeting

To promote academic and research information exchange on scientific development, scholarship, and educational activities related to and regarding local and regional production systems, including definition and measurement of food systems, foodsheds, small and mid-scale production systems, beginning/new farmers, local farmers and farmers markets, farmers expanding from direct sale to local/regional wholesale, scale neutral technologies, agriculture at the urban/rural interface, urban horticulture production (community gardens, school gardens, home gardens), farm-to-consumer marketing, farmer-to-institution /school marketing, local food system and farmland policy, and relationships of local horticulture to rural and urban communities and economies. Chair 2009-10: Curt R. Rom Chair-elect: Bill Evans Chair-elect: Matt Kleinhenz
Sunday, September 25, 2011: 4:00 PM
Kings 2