Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Branding Study for Appalachian Local Food Economies

Tags: Agriculture, Business Development, Community Economic Development, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Research, Value Chains, Wealth Creation

Client Name: Ford Foundation, Central Appalachian Network

Location: Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Resource Type: Report

Author Org: Central Appalachian Network, MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Author: Lindsay Reul

Year: 2012

This report, produced for the Central Appalachian Network (CAN) in partnership with the MIT “Keeping Wealth Local” Clinic, explores examples of place-based food brands and offers recommendations for CAN and other Central Appalachian organizations interested in branding products grown or produced in Central Appalachia.

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