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USDA Launches A Resource Hub on Local Food System Response to COVID-19
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the launch of a hub designed to assist local and regional food producers as USDA and its partners develop, share and assess resources on local and regional food system responses to COVID-19. The Local Food System Response to COVID Resource Hub was created through USDA’s cooperative agreement with the University of Kentucky, Colorado State University and Pennsylvania State University.
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30 Partners Nationwide Identify Essential Skills and Trainings for Food System Practitioners
A growing number of practitioners across the US are working to create and enhance thriving, equitable local and regional food systems. These food system practitioners have identified a need for professional development opportunities to build their skills and capacities.
In August 2019, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) formed a cooperative agreement with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program. The purpose …
We are offering the Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Community of Practice quarterly Open Forum on April 25, 1 pm to 2 pm EST. We appreciate the support from the Southern Rural Development Center to host this Zoom meeting.
The agenda includes:
– CoP welcome and brief overview.
– Program presentations including highlights of our stories about Innovative Marketing Programs in Our Community.
– News and events
Zoom link: https://msstateextension.zoom.us/j/6623255885
Telephone: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) Meeting …