Bitterroot Valley - - Community Food Project (CFP) Coalition

Community Food Project (CFP)     

Community Food Security means that....
...all people in the community at all times have access to
safe, healthy, and affordable food through a sustainable food system.

Community Food Assessment - - Report Summary (18 pages)
CFP Report - Summary

Community Food Assessment - - Full Report Sections:


       History of Ag. in the Bitterroot by Allen Bjergo

       History of Bitter Root Stockgrowers Assn. by Rob Johnson

Also useful is this [2005 Ag. History by David Schultz]

Farmer/Rancher Survey

   Meat Processor Survey

       Value-added Producer Survey

Consumer Survey

 School Food Service Survey      
     Restaurant Survey      

 Institution Survey

      Grocery Store Survey

Policy Issues Pertinent to Local Foods

Consumer Resources

Producer Resources

          App. 1 - Ravalli Co. Farm Census Data, 1920 - 2007

App. 2 - List of what is produced in the valley

App. 3 - Consumer Survey Tables

App. 4 - The Plan

Map - Ag. Soils in Ravalli Co. - N. half

Map - Ag. Soils in Ravalli Co. - S. half

Ag. Soils map Legend

Briefing Paper for Meat Producers - Selling Meat Locally - Three Ways

Briefing Paper for Vegie & Fruit Producers - Selling Produce Locally

The Community Food Assessment used the Surveys below.   We conducted all surveys except the Consumer survey via one-on-one interviews, either in person or on the phone.   

CFP Assessment Tasks   --  this is the project description (one-page) flier.

CFP Consumer Survey
CFP Institution Survey
CFP Restaurant Survey
CFP School Education Survey
CFP School Food Service Survey
CFP Fmr/Rnchr Survey
CFP Grocery Survey
CFP Value-added Survey
CFP Meat Processor Survey