John Cotton Dean http://redriverradio.org en Central La. economic development firm hires food systems planner http://redriverradio.org/post/central-la-economic-development-firm-hires-food-systems-planner <p>The Central Louisiana Economic Development Alliance has hired a regional food systems planner to create a marketplace that encourages the buying and selling of local produce in the alliance’s 10-parish region. John Cotton Dean is beginning to map out his new job. He started last month. He says it’s very forward thinking that the grant-funded job is housed within an economic development agency.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 20:36:03 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 24118 at http://redriverradio.org Central La. economic development firm hires food systems planner