Sessions Tagged With 'community and regional food systems'

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Farm 2 School Webinar #2: Partnering with Cooperative Extension to Support Farm to School

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Webinar #2: Partnering with Cooperative Extension to Support Farm to School Wednesday, October 9, 2013 | 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. EST Presenters: Julia Govis, Program Coordinator, University of Illinois Extension and Morgan Taggart, Program Specialist, Ohio State University Extension ...

Farm to School Webinar #1: Partnering with Cooperative Extension to Support Farm to School

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Emily Jackson, Program Director, Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project and Teresa Wiemerslage, Program Coordinator, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Emily Jackson, with Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project and SE Regional Lead for...

Linking Sustainability, Food, Health and the Environment

Friday, September 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm EDT

This webinar will help: identify current efforts in research and extension that address how local and regional food systems impact public health, environmental sustainability and community well-being; identify and measure key indicators that determine whether there is...

Navigating eXtension Ask an Expert and Create for the CLRFS eCoP

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

This webinar is for members of the Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems eXtension Community of Practice. CoP coordinators will provide a brief update about the community of practice and what we are working on. The main part of the webinar will be an opportunity for...

Economic impacts of local food

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Rich Pirog

The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and Union of Concerned Scientists sponsored a convening of local food researchers and economists in early 2013 to discuss ways to improve research on the economic impacts of local food. This webinar shares highlights of that...

A Whole System Approach to Increase Local Foods Consumption

Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Elizabeth Claypoole

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County NY has been using a whole system’s approach to agriculture and nutrition education for more than 5 years. Through a combination of advisory committee members, Cornell faculty and local extension staff, the whole community is...

Grant Writing Basics for Food Systems Projects

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT

Want to learn about federal programs that can help you build community food systems projects? Are you seeking basic grant-writing advice so you can apply competitively for grants and other federal funding to support your work? Want answers to questions about how to get...

Enhancing Food Security Through Community & Regional Food Systems

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Speakers from two projects funded through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)/National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Food Security grant program will discuss current research, outreach, and education efforts in community and regional food systems. ...

Why the 2013 Farm Bill and Federal Funding Matter to Community Food Systems

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT

Join three policy advocates working on federal policies to learn why the 2013 Farm Bill, the budget, and appropriations are important to your work. Learn about what the current timelines for Farm Bill action appear to be and how you can easily get involved without committing...

Buying Local Food: Public Perceptions and Impacts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

What does ‘local food’ mean to consumers? Join this session to learn about one of the first research efforts aimed at better understanding consumers’ food purchasing behaviors and patterns, the economic impacts of local food, and consumer perceptions. Learn what Floridians...

Enhancing food security through community and regional food systems: Sharing experiences and lessons learned

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

This webinar will feature two projects funded through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI)/National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Food Security grant program. Learn about on-going research, outreach, education and community engagement around food...

Using Social Networks to Build Local Economies

Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Casey Hoy

Agriculture in its many forms is still a powerful economic force. Healthy agroecosystems, however, require a number of connections, or reconnections, of farms with: people and communities, economic opportunities, biodiversity, healthy soils. In particular, building local...

e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm EDT - Presented by Khin Mar Cho

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE’S GLOBAL SEMINAR SERIES -- e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security: Assessing the Requirements for Electronically Linking Farmers with Markets Join us at this Center for International Programs hosted session to...

The Challenge of Feeding 9 Billion People: Implications for Cooperative Extension

Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Richard Koelsch, Keith Smith, Wendy Wintersteen, William Nelson, Kenneth Cassman

RECORDINGS are linked in the Agenda below Purpose: Demand for agricultural products is expect to double by 2050. A growing concern is emerging about the potential gap between food production and demand and the potential consequences. This professional development session...

Veggie Compass: Whole Farm Profit Management

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on Profitability for Small Farms, presented by Erin Silva of the University of Wisconsin. The webinar will take place on February 14th, 2012 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). It is free and open to the public, and...