Do Farms Provide More than Food? Public Perspectives in California

Gruere, Guillaume, Karen Klonsky and Rachael Goodhue

from ARE Update Vol. 6, No. 5, May/June, 2003

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Abstract

Focus groups in two locations in California were used to examine preferences of town residents, rural residents and farmers for reducing the negative environmental externalities from agriculture, preserving farmland, and protecting farmland from development.

Keywords

farmland, benefit, externality, social preference, California, development, environment protection, multifunctional policy, preservation

Citation

Gruere, Guillaume, Karen Klonsky and Rachael Goodhue. "Do Farms Provide More than Food? Public Perspectives in California." ARE Update 6(5)(2003):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2003/6/5/do-farms-provide-more-tha/