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The Local Motive: Part 1 Introduction/Production

Vermont PBS

Vermont leads the nation in local food production and consumption. Even so, as it currently stands only about 6% of our food is sourced locally. The Vermont Farm to Plate Strategic Plan calls for a goal of 10% local food consumption by 2020. The New England Food Vision seeks to achieve 50% of all food consumption in New England to be sourced locally by mid-century. Episode 1 examines these goals, looking at how Vermont currently eats, the supply and demand challenges, and how much land would be needed to attain long-term goals. 


Airs at 7pm on Vermont PBS Main Channel

Airs at 9:30pm on Vermont PBS PLUS Channel