Civic Agriculture: Prosperous Communities Throu...

Civic Agriculture: Prosperous Communities Through Quality Agriculture

Civic Agriculture: Prosperous Communities Through Quality Agriculture

New American Farm Conference Breakout Session

How do we grow communities with our natural, local assets? These experts talk about rural development that begins with community-based organizations, local entrepreneurship and farm and ranch businesses that build communities.

Available speaker presentations include:

Lionel (Bo) Beaulieu, Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi

Beaulieu.ppt 3.83 MB

 Linda Riggins, Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative for Economic and Social Justice, Georgia

Riggins.ppt 5.11 MB

This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.