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‘Virginia Farm to Table Plan’ available online

BLACKSBURG—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 at

Additional resources related to the plan can be found at and

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.

Contact Eric Bendfeldt, Extension community viability specialist, at 540-432-6029 or Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Extension community viability specialist, at 804-524-5494.
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