Sessions Tagged With 'community and regional food systems'

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Work for Extension?: What Librarians Can Do for You

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST

Co-sponsored by USAIN, NAL and eXtension With Librarians: Stephanie Ritchie, Madeleine Charney and Kristen Mastel. Do you struggle to get evidence-based information for your community programming? Do you spend too much time digging for relevant materials for your...

Structural Racism and Food Inequity

Monday, November 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm EST

This webinar will discuss the past, current and future work at NC A&T State University as a part of the Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) to address food systems inequities. The discussion will cover our history of youth work and community engagement in...

Case Studies of Funding Sources for Local Food Systems in Midwest Communities

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 11:00 am EDT

North Central Regional Center for Rural Development Webinar.Presenters are Linda Naeve and Christa Hartsook from Iowa State University.About the webinar: Support for and interest in local food systems is increasing in communities throughout the country. Much of the...

Exploring the Movement to Healthy School Meals Through Farm to School

Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Matthew Benson

In addition to describing the movement to include local and regional foods in school meal programs, cultivate school gardens, and provide students with agricultural and food related experiential learning opportunities, this webinar will make the case as to why farm to...

Lighting for small and backyard layer flocks

Monday, June 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Darre

To keep hens laying through the winter, light control is essential. Dr. Michael Darre of the University of Connecticut will be discussing the role of light and how to manage it in small and backyard layer flocks.

Building Rural Resiliency: Who Should Help? What Should They Do?

Friday, April 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Amy Dronberger, Beverly Maltsberger

Despite the importance of rural and agricultural resiliency, few local emergency planning committees include agricultural expertise and organizations. Rural and agricultural resources and capabilities should be cataloged to assist in planning, mitigating, responding to, and...

Whole Measures for Community Food Systems

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT

Jeanette Abi-Nader provides an introduction to the Whole Measures for Community Food Systems (WM CFS)! Developed by the Community Food Security Coalition, WM CFS is a planning and evaluation tool for addressing community food security from a whole...

Community Gardens

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:30 pm EDT

Lunch ‘n Learn Webinars 2014 Winter/Spring — Wednesdays 12:30pm-1:15pm EST (30 mins presentation, 15 mins questions)-----------March 19th Community Gardens - More than Just Food, Community TransformationShorlette Ammons, Community Food Systems Outreach Coordinator,...

Blogging For Food

Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Connie Hancock

Presented by Jennifer Lewis, The Soup to Nuts Resource for Artisan Food Entrepreneurs Starting your own business is not an easy task especially if you are involved with the food industry – after much research it was evident there were few resources where ‘foodies’ could...

Engaging Youth in Creating a Healthier Future for Themselves & Their Communities

Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:30 am EST - Presented by Steven Henness

“Engaging Youth in Creating a Healthier Future for Themselves & Their Communities” Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 10:30am-12:00pmThe University of Missouri Extension Healthy Lifestyle Initiative works with communities across Missouri to develop healthy communities,...

Connecting Beginning Farmers to New Markets: Start-up Advice & Resources for Gaining Access to Farmers Markets

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST

The Virginia Beginning Farmer and Rancher Coalition Program presents a webinar panel presentation, "Connecting Beginning Farmers to New Markets: Start-up Advice & Resources for Gaining Access to Farmers Markets" Panel...

Understanding the Legalities of Your Food or Farm Business

Friday, December 6, 2013 at 10:00 am EST

December, 2013: Understanding the Legalities of Your BusinessRachel Armstrong of Farm Commons and Courtney Berner from the UW Center for Cooperatives covered the legal issues involved with starting and running your own food or farm business in an interactive setting. Topics...

Assessment Tools for Improving Farmer Financial Skills - an NGFN webinar

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 3:30 pm EST

Farming is a business, but many farmers are not familiar with many of the tools available to manage their farm finances. The first crucial step to intelligent financial decisions is assessing your current situation, and understanding your historical trends. This webinar...

Keeping Local Foods Affordable: An optional, open source farmers market lesson for SNAP-eligible populations

Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 12:00 pm EST

Join Meredith Ledlie Johnson (M.S.W., Virginia Cooperative Extension) and Sarah Misyak (M.S., Virginia Tech) as they share their open source farmers market orientation lesson for SNAP-eligible populations. They will also discuss training opportunities that will enable...

Food Hubs and Farm to School

Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 3:30 pm EDT

Farm to school programs have been very successful at getting good, healthy, local, whole foods to our nation's students. However, some schools and districts find that their school food service professionals, who already have so many responsibilities, have limited time and...