Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Leopold Center Document RFSWG Data Collection Guide

February 2013

Corry Bregendahl and Laura Kleiman, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and Teresa Wiemerslage, ISU Extension

This manual outlines a shared measurement system for collecting economic data for coordinators of 17 Regional Food Groups that are part of the Regional Food Systems Working Group (RFSWG). The manual includes a sample farmer survey [PDF] to report local food sales and a sample institution survey [PDF] to report local food purchases, as well as instructions for coordinators to submit data [PDF].

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