A primary strategy identified in the Local Food Initiative is improving the food processing, storage and distribution infrastructure in King County to accommodate and increase food distribution.Continue readingFood Hub Feasibility Study: Closing the gap in our local food system
The 2018 Farm Bill that was recently signed into law allocates billions of dollars to American farmers, bolsters farmers markets, and rejects stricter limits on food stamps. Find out more about some of the most noteworthy aspects of the new farm bill in this blog post!Continue reading2018 Farm Bill: What’s new for agricultural policy?
A new partnership between King County and the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) aims to identify innovative solutions for funding food system infrastructure projects in our region. Unfortunately, much of the regional infrastructure needed to grow our local food economy no longer exists or is not appropriately scaled to meet the needs of small producers. To meet the growing demand for local products, farmers and food entrepreneurs require appropriately scaled food system infrastructure.Continue readingCDFA and King County partner to explore innovative funding for food system infrastructure