Checking the Food Odomoter: Comparing Food Miles for Local Foods Versus Conventional Produce Sales to Iowa Institut
This publication of Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, is of research conducted that compared weighted average source distance (WASD) of foods grown locally in Iowa to those foods...
This publication describes research, sponsored by the Land Institute, that compares energy subsidies to energy outputs (including food production) ratios of conventional agriculture and low-energy agriculture.
This 2002 publication, from the Land Institute, describes the benefits and practicality of converting world-wide grain crop production from annual to perennial plants.
The author discusses energy conservation, and uses of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources in food production systems, from data and observations based on research conducted at the Land Institute.
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