Farm To Table Research Paper

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"Farm to Table" "The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That was not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard" (Joel Salatin). This quote talks about how life before the 1940s was and how now in 2014, we want to go back to that lifestyle. Farm-to-Table is a movement concerned with people consuming products from local farms. This change for your everyday life, may bring lots of benefits for a family and for a community. Usually, throughout history, when we have progressed or have achieved something, we don't tend to return to the way things were. In America there's been a rise…show more content…
Food security traditionally focuses on individual households, a large demand for food that comes from throughout the country. community food security addresses food access within a local context, especially for low income households. Proximity refers to the distance of how far your food travels to get to your household, in a community food system distances in which food travels is shorter compared to the dominant food system (Oranges CA grown vs. Florida). Local farms create jobs and increase the overall prosperity for the community. Self-Reliance refers to the degree which a community meets its own food needs, the important aspect is that the community dictates the level of autonomy, such as the relationships between local producers , processes. marketing and the consumers. Sustainability refers to the environmental protection, profitability , ethical treatment of food system workers and community development, causes an increase when a diversified agriculture exists near strong and striving markets where farming systems rely less on chemical fertilization and pest

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