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Local Food Research Center

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This month, our programs share an insider’s look back at 2013 and ahead to the new year. First, travel on a research odyssey. Read the rest of this entry »

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Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week our Local Food Research Center shares they’re beginning their research of another food system: that of Charlotte, NC, in partnership with great organizations working east of the mountains! Read the rest of this entry »

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Hannah at Market

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Local Food Research Center hands over their Program Post reins to a young researcher from UNC Asheville, Hannah James. Hannah has been helping them find out what shoppers think about local food and local food branding. 

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Petting Goats on Farm Tour

Each Thursday, ASAP’s programs take you behind the scenes of their work. This week, our Local Food Research Center tackles the question, “Why local?” The team’s response: Yes, economics, but also for reasons beyond.

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