AMCD PWT Update - an occasional newsletter of the Agricultural Marketing and Community Development Program Work Team
Local Food and Agriculture Resource Guide. This publication highlights the depth and breadth of Cornell programs that engage faculty, staff, and students in local food and agriculture, including research, education, and outreach. You will find more than two dozen Cornell University-based programs which provide research-based information and student engagement on subjects related to local food production and processing, supply-chain development, and local food insecurity. (Elmore & Hilchey, 2009)
Agriculture Economic Development Brochure Series (Bills, 2009):
The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development Food Systems Program Area. Funded by the USDA-NIFA and the Northeastern Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors, the NERCRD provides research-based information that enhances the capacity of the Northeast’s Land Grant institutions to foster regional prosperity and rural development.
eXtension’s Community, Local and Regional Food Systems Resource Area is “designed to provide information and networking opportunities for educators, community-based practitioners, policy makers, farmers/growers, families, and those individuals involved in building equitable, health-promoting, resilient, and economically balanced food systems”. Learn more about this program area and the resources it offers at extension.org.