EPA’s Local Foods, Local Places – Encouraging Local Farming Economy

EPA’s Pruitt Visits ‘Local Foods, Local Places’ Summit EPA News Release July 25, 2017 Administrator Scott Pruitt met with community leaders at the Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) summit about how investment in the local food economy can help boost economic opportunities for local farmers and businesses in communities across the country. “Supporting farmers and businesses helps communities’ diversify their economies to create new jobs and economic activity, and revitalize main streets and surrounding areas while also protecting the environment,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.   EPA hosted more than 70 local leaders and participants, in addition to representatives from … Continue reading