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
• Linda Riggins, Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative for Economic and Social Justice, Georgia
This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.
How to Order
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Project products are developed as part of SARE grants. They are made available with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within project products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.