Defining the Agricultural Landscape of the Western Lake superior Region: Realities and positional for a healthy local food system for healthy people. This study was submitted to the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute – Department of food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Reading the first two pages will present the study and the goals. SWE does apologize for the few pages that are askew. This study may be the foundation for seriously examining the potential for energizing local food production as real, sustainable economic development. Thank you to UMD and the study authors for permission to publish this work on SWE.