Some but not all US metro areas could grow all needed food locally, estimates study

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 13:10 in Mathematics & Economics

How local could food be in the U.S.? A modeling study estimates the distance within which metro centers could meet food needs if they tried to feed themselves locally. Some -- but not all -- could rely on nearby agricultural land, and dietary changes would increase local potential, according to the study.

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