Food, Fuel, and Freeways: An Iowa perspective on how far food travels, fuel usage, and greenhouse gas emissions

Publication Date: 
May, 2001
Author(s): 
Rich Pirog, Leopold Center, Timothy Van Pelt, ISU Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Kamyar Enshayan, University of Northern Iowa, and Ellen Cook, Leopold Center
Type: 
Leopold Center paper, pub or report (authored, reviewed or presented by LC staff)
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This paper looks at possible advantages and environmental benefits of a regional and local food system compared to a conventional food system.

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