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Local food options - a linear programming perspective on three organic farms in South Savolax, Finland

Bäckman, Stefan and Krumalova, Veronika (2005) Local food options - a linear programming perspective on three organic farms in South Savolax, Finland. In: Sumelius, John (Ed.) Possibilities for and economic consequences of switching to local ecological recycling agriculture. Ekologiskt lantbruk, no. 43. Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Centrum för uthålligt lantbruk, chapter II, pp. 23-34.

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The options for three case farms to maintain and increase localized organic food production and circulation were analysed, and a standard linear programming method was used. Several scenarios were developed for each case farm; as a result, possibilities for co-operation between farmers through local markets could be analysed.


EPrint Type:Report chapter
Keywords:local food, organic production, farms
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Farming Systems > Farm economics
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
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Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:6170
Deposited On:01 Nov 2005
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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