Developed by University of Missouri (MU) Extension’s Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES) in collaboration with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, the Missouri Food Finder helps address an immediate need, said MU Extension Human Environmental Sciences Associate Dean Jo Britt-Rankin.
“This easy-to-use resource connects Missouri growers and families in powerful ways that will help farmers and small businesses continue to thrive, while also helping families find nutritious local and regional food options,” said said MU Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement Marshall Stewart. “I’m proud of our team for seeing this problem and so quickly offering a practical solution.”
The Missouri Food Finder has the capacity to help growers and consumers envision and create a more local and resilient food system that has the potential to be sustained for any situation, said CARES Director Chris Fulcher.
For more information visit the University of Missouri (MU) Extension’s Center for Applied Research Missouri Food Finder.
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