Did you know that preserving our regional agricultural heritage and culinary traditions can promote economic development and regional pride? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Daniel Harper, Director of Policy and Communications for the American Origin Products Association. Harper discusses the multiple benefits of regional food branding, labeling, trademarks, and specialty products unique to specific geographic regions. Hint: think Kona coffee, Napa Valley wine, and Vermont maple syrup.
Related website: http://www.aop-us.org/