Sustainable Communities Search Terms

The following is a list of sustainable community terms used to index Resources and Learning searches.

Analysis of Personal/Family Life

Community Development

Community Planning

Community Services

Employment Opportunities

Ethnic Differences/Cultural and Demographic Change

Food Hubs: A business or organization that aggregates, distributes and markets source-identified food products primarily from local and regional producers.

Infrastructure Analysis

Leadership Development

Local and Regional Food Systems

New Business Opportunities


Public Participation

Public Policy

Quality of Life

Social Capital

Social Networks

Social Psychological Indicators

Sustainability Measures

Urban Agriculture

Urban/Rural Integration

Values-Based Supply Chains: Wholesale distribution channels that share information about participating farmers in response to the increasing value consumers place on knowing where their food comes from and how it is produced.