What does ‘local’ mean in the grocery store? Multiplicity in food retailers' perspectives on sourcing and marketing local foods

@article{Dunne2010WhatD,
  title={What does ‘local’ mean in the grocery store? Multiplicity in food retailers' perspectives on sourcing and marketing local foods},
  author={Jonnie B Dunne and Kimberlee J. Chambers and Katlyn J. Giombolini and Sheridan A. Schlegel},
  journal={Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems},
  year={2010},
  volume={26},
  pages={46 - 59}
}
Abstract Local food systems are comprised of networks of actors that work to ensure the sustainability of food supplies within communities. While local food has typically been promoted through direct marketing strategies such as farmers' markets and community-supported agriculture (CSA), retail stores are increasingly carrying and marketing local foods in response to consumer demand and market potential. Given the frequency with which consumers shop at grocery stores, as well as the portion of… 
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