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Do carrots really have to travel 700 kilometres?

Kakriainen, Salla (2005) Do carrots really have to travel 700 kilometres? In: Kakriainen, Salla and von Essen, Hans (Eds.) Obstacles and solutions in use of local and organic food. Ekologiskt lantbruk, no. 44. Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Centrum för uthålligt lantbruk, pp. 61-64.

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Summary

The transport question was a starting point for local food activities in Kauhajoki, in western Finland. Questioning this led to further activities in the area. In the Suupohja region there has been a whole series of projects to develop ordering systems, marketing, etc. All have had a common goal of promoting the use of local food.


EPrint Type:Report chapter
Keywords:local food, institutional kitchens
Subjects: Food systems > Markets and trade
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki > Rural Research
Related Links:http://www.cul.slu.se/information/publik/ekolantbruk44.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:7066
Deposited On:01 Feb 2006
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:32
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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