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Envisioning a Local Food System 2050

Envisioning a local food system for producers to access direct markets and provide nutritional food for their communities.

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Lead Applicant Organization Name

VA FAIRS

Lead Applicant Organization Type

  • Small NGO (under 50 employees)

If part of a multi-stakeholder entity (i.e. team), provide the names of other organizations and types of stakeholders collaborating with you.

state agencies, non profits, food hubs and distributors

How long have you / your team been working on this Vision?

  • 10+ years

Lead Applicant: In what city or town are you located?

Richmond, Virginia

Lead Applicant: In what country are you located?

United States of America

Your Selected Place: what’s the name of the Place you’re developing a Vision for?

Virginia

What country is your selected Place located in?

United States of America

Describe your relationship to the place you’ve selected.

lived there my entire life

Describe the People and Place: Provide information that would be helpful for an outsider who has never been there and may have no context about this Place to better understand the area.

Virginia

Challenges: Describe the current (2020) and the future (2050) challenges that your food system faces.

There is a need for a centralized portal for producers to gain access to markets and keep records of sales for future crop planning.

Full Vision: How do you describe your Vision for a regenerative and nourishing food future for your Place and People for 2050?

Virginia farm

How did you hear about the Food System Vision Prize?

  • Email

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Hi, Molly Harris ! Welcome to the Food System Vision Prize Community!

Please make sure you have completed your final submission through the Pocket Guide to support you through the final hours of wrapping up your submission. This will give you the most important bullet points to keep in mind to successfully submit your Vision. You can update your submission until 5:00 PM EST.

Here is the link to the pocket guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1o8WGMus6-V8GywWdlNwmCpk7I1fMVzcQ/view

All the very best for the Prize!

Warm regards,

Constanza