Sessions Tagged With 'local foods'

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Why Local Food Matters

Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT

Presented by Debra Tropp, Ag Marketing Services, USDAThis webinar will provide an overview of what we know about changing consumer demand, some of the drivers behind these changes in demand, and how USDA Ag Marketing Services Local Food Research and Development Division is...

Building a Food Coop

Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:15 pm EST

Heidi Demars, Marketing Coordinator for the BisMan Food Coop, will discuss the challenges and successes achieved in building a local food coop. Involved since it started, Heidi has been at each step of the process including locating potential growers to finding a place to...

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,...

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...

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...

expired Buying Local Food: Public Perceptions and Impacts

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 9:00 am EDT

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