The town that food saved: how one community found vitality in local food

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Over the past several years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of three thousand residents, has jump-started its economy and redefined its self-image through a local, self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America. Even as the recent financial downturn threatens to cripple small businesses and privately owned farms, a stunning number of food-based businesses have grown in the region-Vermont Soy, Jasper Hill Farm, Pete's Greens, Patchwork Farm & Bakery, Applecheek Farm, Claire's Restaurant and Bar, and Bonnieview Farm, to name only a few. The mostly young entrepreneurs have created a network of community support, meeting regularly to share advice, equipment, and business plans and to loan each other capital. Hardwick is fast becoming a model for other communities hoping to replicate its success. The captivating story of a small town coming back to life, The Town That Food Saved is narrative nonfiction at its best, full of colorful characters and grounded in an idea that will revolutionize the way we eat.
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subject_facet BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship -- Vermont -- Hardwick
Food industry and trade -- Vermont -- Hardwick
Food supply -- Social aspects -- Vermont -- Hardwick
Hardwick (Vt.) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Agriculture & Food
Sustainable agriculture -- Vermont -- Hardwick
title_display The town that food saved : how one community found vitality in local food
title_full The town that food saved : how one community found vitality in local food / Ben Hewitt
The town that food saved : how one community found vitality in local food [electronic resource] / Ben Hewitt
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Entrepreneurship
Food industry and trade
Food supply
Social aspects
Sustainable agriculture