The USDA's Know Your Farmer (KYF2) is a USDA-wide effort to carry out President Obama's commitment to strengthening local and regional food systems. It seeks to: Stimulate food- and agriculturally-based community economic development;  Stimulate food- and agriculturally-based community economic development; Foster new opportunities for farmers and ranchers;  Promote locally and regionally produced and processed foods; Cultivate healthy eating habits and educated, empowered consumers; Expand access to affordable fresh and local food; and demonstrate the connection between food, agriculture, community and the environment.

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