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Local-foods movement: Expo focuses on connecting producers, buyers to move products to the market faster

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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 2:07 pm

MADISON — For many of the exhibitors at last week’s Wisconsin Local Food Expo, the local foods movement is more than just a passing fad. It has become the focus of the way they do business.

The Local Food Expo brought together institutions, grocers and restaurants to meet with local food suppliers intent on selling more of their products to those outlets. The event was co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection’s Something Special from Wisconsin Program and the Dane County Extension’s Institutional Food Market Coalition.

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