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Resources for research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system: Insights from the 4th edition of MSU Center for Regional Food Systems' Annotated Bibliography

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 12:30 pm EST

The fourth edition of the Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System will be available in mid-February; this document provides an up-to-date list of publications and resources on structural racism present in the US the food supply chain. Join...

Land Grant Informatics eXtension Fellowship Presentation

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Jeffrey Piestrak

Over the last 9 months with support from the eXtension Foundation and Cornell University Library, Jeff Piestrak from the Albert R. Mann Library has been investigating how Land Grant institutions and personnel (including Cooperative Extension) might more effectively and...

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

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

About the webinar: Support for and interest in local food systems is increasing in communities throughout the country. Much of the efforts are through “grassroots” organizations that seek funding support for their projects and programs. This project focused on seven programs...

The Role of Wholesale Grocers in Rural Food Distribution...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 1:00 am EDT

This webinar takes a look into the existing wholesale grocer and wholesale produce distributions system found in the upper Midwest and the potential for collaboration with local foods growers and advocates. Wholesale grocers, such as Mason Brothers of Wadena, MN and...

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,...

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...

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...

Why and What You Need to Know About the Food Safety Modernization Act

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:49 am EDT

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is a new federal food safety law that will significantly impact how food in New England and around the country is grown, handled, and processed. Whether you are a farmer, a food buyer or processor, or someone working toward a thriving...

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...