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

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Over the past few years, Hardwick, Vermont, a typical hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 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. The Town That Food Saved is rich with appealing, colorful characters, from the optimistic upstarts creating a new agricultural model to the long-established farmers wary of the rapid change in the region. Hewitt, a journalist and Vermonter, delves deeply into the repercussions of this groundbreaking approach to growing food, both its astounding successes and potential limitations. The captivating story of an unassuming community and its extraordinary determination to build a vibrant local food system, The Town That Food Saved is grounded in ideas that will revolutionize the way we eat and, quite possibly, the way we live.
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subject_facet Agriculture & Food, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship, Electronic books, 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
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title The town that food saved : how one community found vitality in local food
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, The town that food saved: how one community found vitality in local food [electronic resource] / Ben Hewitt
title_short The town that food saved :
title_sort town that food saved how one community found vitality in local food
title_sub how one community found vitality in local food
topic Agriculture & Food, BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Entrepreneurship, Electronic books, 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
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