Direct-to-consumer marketing: Local food marketing where producers sell agricultural products directly to the final consumers, such as sales to consumers through farmers' markets, farm stands.
Direct-to-retail/foodservice marketing: Local food marketing where producers sell agricultural products directly to the final sellers, such as sales to restaurants, supermarkets, or schools and hospitals.
Farmers' market: Marketing outlet where farmers sell agricultural products to individual customers at a location on a periodic basis during the local growing season.
Local food: Food produced, processed, and distributed within a particular geographic area that is considered a consumers community.
Fossil Fuels: A natural fuel such as coal or gas.
Greenhouse Gases: A gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
Import Substitution: a trade and economic policy that advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production.
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