Conference Focuses On Eating Local

By Maureen Mespell

July 17, 2012 Updated Jul 17, 2012 at 1:07 PM EST

Fort Wayne, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- Indiana is well known as a Farm State, but a report shows that we import 90% of our food.

An expert studied 30-states and shared those findings at a conference Tuesday at the McMillen Center.

The conference focused on putting systems in place to increase access to fresh, local foods and demonstrated how that will impact both nutrition and the local economy.

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