Several current Mississippi-based projects support the Local Food Systems Economies (LFSE) program:
Barnes, J. 2016. “Measuring the Economic Contribution of Specialty Crop Production and Processing on Mississippi’s Economy.” Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce.
Smith, B., A. Barefield, J. Barnes, and C. McDavid. 2016. “Southeast Mississippi Jobs Accelerator.” Economic Development Administration.
Barnes, J. (PI). 2015. “Marketing Mississippi’s Farmers Markets Using Facebook and Other Social Media Platforms.” Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce.