Organization: Boulder County Farmer's Market
- Brian Coppom
- Sean Cronin, St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District
- David Bell, Boulder County Parks and Open Space
- Michael Brownlee, Local Food Shift Magazine
- Lauren Heising, former CU Coordinator for Food Sustainability
Expanding local food production is often lauded as the solution to vulnerabilities in the global food system. With it’s open space program and entrepreneurial population, Boulder County is home to many of the country’s leading efforts in this area.An open question, however, is whether expanding local production is feasible relative to economics, infrastructure, policy, and market dynamics. This panel explores this question with those who live and work within the local food system.