Content tagged "community local regional food systems"

Kim Niewolny, Assocaite Professor at Virginia Tech

 

Matt Benson, USDA

Matt Benson is a program analyst at the USDA Food and Nutrition Service supporting the USDA Farm to School Program. He is housed within the Nutrition...

Survey of Extension's Role in Urban Agriculture Results

By Lucy Diekmann, Julie Dawson, Jacqueline Kowalski, Brian Raison, Marcia Ostrom, Rob Bennaton, and Connie FiskMay 2016 • Community, Local & Regional Food...

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Women in Agriculture Updated: June 07, 2016

Women in Agriculture Programs: Vermont

Women in Agriculture Updated: April 11, 2016

The University of Vermont Women's Agricultural Network (WAgN) has been providing education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers...

Resources

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

This list includes areas with current content and those that are under development:Food System Supply ChainFood Systems Processes & PracticesValues &...

2014 CLRFS Food Security Conference and CoP Gathering

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

The eXtension Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) Community of Practice (CoP) hosted a Food Security Conference September 29 – October 1, 2014...

Phil D'Adamo-Damery, Virginia Tech

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

Phil D’Adamo-Damery is a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, at Virginia Tech. He works...

Thinking ‘Outside the Box’ for Justice-Centered Food Security Work: Considerations for Cooperative Extension

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: February 09, 2016

By:Heather Hyden,Department of Community, Leadership and Development, University of Kentucky Shorlette Ammons,Center for Environmental Farming Systems Small...

Judging Goat Age by Teeth

Goats Updated: November 23, 2015

When might you need to look at a goat’s teeth to estimate its age? Perhaps when selecting breeding stock, slaughter animals, or individuals to cull. It’s a...

CLRFS Leadership Team

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: November 11, 2015

Jill Clark, Ohio State UniversityKathryn Draeger, University of MinnesotaCarrie Edgar, University of Wisconsin Cooperative ExtensionMary Hendrickson,...

Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA)

Agricultural and Food Law Updated: October 14, 2015

The Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) is a federal law, enacted in 1930 at the request of the fruit and vegetable industry to promote fair...

Urban food system projects in Extension

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: September 29, 2015

By Julie M. Fox, Ph.D., The Ohio State University Extension IntroductionExtension educators set the stage for stable relationships, inter-organizational...

Marketing Specialty Cut Flowers

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: September 28, 2015

By Holly Scoggins, Virginia Tech  Introduction‎The interest in locally grown cut flowers is blossoming! From you-pick to farmers’ markets; savvy brides to...

Choosing Wholesale Markets for Local Food Products

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: September 28, 2015

  Authors:Dave Lamie, Clemson University; Matt Ernst, University of Kentucky, Dept. of Agricultural EconomicsTim Woods, University of Kentucky, Dept. of...

A Useful Framework for Planning Comprehensive Social Media Initiatives for Food Systems Projects

By:Sarah Misyak, Virginia Tech, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise Meredith Ledlie Johnson, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Family Nutrition...

Implementing Equity in our Food Systems Work: Considerations for Cooperative Extension

By:Jannety Mosley,Cooperative Extension Program,North Carolina A&T State University Shorlette Ammons,Center for Environmental Farming Systems Small Farms...

An Evolving Classification Scheme of Local Food Business Models

Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Updated: January 03, 2015

By Allie Bauman, Colorado State University; Dave Shideler, Oklahoma State University; Dawn Thilmany, Colorado State University; Merritt Taylor, Oklahoma...

Upcoming Workshops: Aquaculture and Fisheries Technologies for Food and Health Educators, Seafood Professionals, and Communicators

Updated: August 18, 2014

A 3-day in-service training program in West Coast will be offered in October 8-10, 2014 in Seafood Research & Education Center, Coastal Oregon Marine...

Joanne Kinsey, Rutgers University

Child and Family Learning Network Updated: July 18, 2014

Joanne Kinsey focuses on work related to food and nutrition, healthy lifestyle, and workplace wellness. She is a member of the Family and Community Health...

Local Meat and Poultry Processing: Business Commitments, Support Networks, and Policy Strategies to Expand the Sector

By Lauren Gwin, Oregon State University and Arion Thiboumery, Iowa State UniversityIn this article we summarize recent research about what it takes to...

Marketing & Markets

In this area, find information related to the markets and marketing of local and regional foods.  If you are interested in creating an article that can...

Niche Production & Value Chain Producers/Growers

In this area, find information related to the Niche production for the local and regional food system value chain. An Evolving Classification Scheme of Local...

Urban Agriculture

In this area, find information related to urban food and agricultural systems.  If you are interested in creating an article that can contribute to this...

Evaluation of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Rebate Program in Wisconsin

By Christie Balch, Crossroads Community Food NetworkCommunity Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a direct marketing strategy for small-scale vegetable farmers....

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