‘Virginia Farm to Table Plan’ available online
The recently released “Virginia Farm to Table Plan: A Strategic Plan for Strengthening Virginia’s Food System and Economic Future” can be downloaded from Virginia Cooperative Extension’s website.
Additional resources related to the plan can be found at virginiafoodsystemcouncil.org and virginiafarmtotable.org.
The entrepreneurial initiative contains 38 distinct recommendations related to business and production management; market development; food system planning, management and policy; food security; food safety; diet and health; and implementation. It includes a recent challenge to Virginia households to buy $10 of locally grown food and other farm products each week.