There are many great reasons to buy local food. FoodRoutes’ buy local chapter campaign materials, including our “Where Does Your Food Come From?” campaign series, explain the benefits of buying local for a public audience.

Current resources include:

Where Does Your Food Come From? Campaign Sheets

The series is posted in our Why Buy Local? section, but is also available to advocates for downloading, customizing, printing, and wide distribution in a number of formats.

Citations for these facts sheets can be found on our Why Buy Local? pages. Printable versions (w/out citations) are available below:

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Buy Locally Grown. It’s Thousands of Miles Fresher.
There are many reasons to buy locally grown food.

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Web versions available via email

The Best Tasting Food Ripens Close to Home.
The freshest, most flavorful food is just around the corner.
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Plant Your Dollars Close to Home.
Support your community by supporting your community’s farmers.
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Pasture-raised Livestock Fact Sheets Campaign Sheets

Title & Author Description Date File
Pasture-raised Dairy and Meat Products
FRN/LSP
Briefing Sheet: Pasture-raised Dairy and Meat Products are Good for You and the Environment 03/18/2004
Pasture-raised Farming: An innovative strategy for farmers to comply with the Clean Water Act
FRN/LSP
Fact sheet on the environmental benefits of pasture-raised livestock in reference to compliance with the Clean Water Act, communities and farmers 03/18/2004

Cost Tags for Commonly Purchased Consumer Products

These food cost tags are printable fliers for use by food and farming advocates in their marketing and educational efforts. They include information about the economic, environmental and social costs of 13 food items. The tags were completed by CIAS in Wisconsin in partnership with FoodRoutes Network

Click on the links below to access the PDF (Adobe Acrobat format) versions of these sheets. To download all 13 fliers in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format, click here.

Title & Author Description Date File
Potato Food Price/Cost Tag
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “potato” flier only. 05/6/2003
Soda Pop Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “soda pop” flier only. 05/6/2003
Strawberry Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “strawberry” flier only. 05/6/2003
Tomato Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “tomato” flier only. 05/6/2003
Corn Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “corn” flier only. 05/6/2003
Dairy Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “dairy” flier only. 05/6/2003
Eggs Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “eggs” flier only. 05/6/2003
Hamburger Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “hamburger” flier only. 05/6/2003
Apples Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “apples” flier only. 05/6/2003
Beer Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “beer” flier only. 05/6/2003
Chicken Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “chicken” flier only. 05/6/2003
Coffee Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “coffee” flier only. 05/6/2003
Water Food Price/Cost Tags
FRN/CIAS
This version of the Food Cost Tags includes the “water” flier only. 05/6/2003

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