Browse by Tag: Food Systems

  • Online Resource: Planning for Prosperity in Small Towns and Rural Regions

    Posted on: July 18th, 2015 by Brett Schwartz

    This website is home to capacity building materials developed by the NADO Research Foundation and its partners. It contains links to publications, webinars, workshop materials, and other information on community and economic development in small towns and rural regions.

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  • Workshop Materials Available for “Growing the Local/Regional Food System” (Louisville, KY)

    Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by Brett Schwartz

    On February 18-19, nearly 45 participants came together in snowy Louisville, KY for the workshop “Growing the Local / Regional Food System:  Strategies for Sustainable and Equitable Economic Development.”  Organized by the Environmental Finance Center Network (http://efcnetwork NULL.org/) and the...

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  • Recording and Slides Available for Regional Food Systems and Health Webinar

    Posted on: November 13th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    Regions across the country are increasingly recognizing that a healthy and prosperous future will in part be tied to establishing a robust local food system. On November 13, 2014, the NADO Research Foundation hosted a webinar addressing the intersection between...

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  • Upcoming Webinar (11/13): Building an Inclusive Regional Food Economy

    Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    (https://attendee NULL.gotowebinar NULL.com/register/100000000065021421) Regions across the country are increasingly recognizing that a healthy and prosperous future will in part be tied to establishing a robust local food system. Please join the NADO Research Foundation on Thursday, November 13 from 2-3:15...

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  • Rural-Urban Connections Workshop Materials (Omaha, NE)

    Posted on: May 20th, 2014 by Brett Schwartz

    On May 15-16, 2014, the NADO Research Foundation hosted the workshop “Strengthening Rural-Urban Connections to Support Competitive Regions” which brought together participants from HUD Sustainable Communities grants (http://portal NULL.hud NULL.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/economic_resilience) and EPA technical assistance projects (http://epa NULL.gov/smartgrowth/) in a collaborative...

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  • Upcoming Webinar: Building Vibrant Local Economies: Connecting Regional Food Systems

    Posted on: June 13th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    County and regional leaders are integrating food systems into economic development plans. These efforts are promoting economic growth that is connected to local agriculture. Join the National Association of Counties (NACo) for a free webinar on June 20 from 2:00-3:15...

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  • Upcoming Webinar: Building Vibrant Local Economies by Connecting Regional Food Systems

    Posted on: May 1st, 2013 by Kathy Nothstine

    County and regional leaders are integrating food systems into economic development plans.  These efforts are reinvigorating rural economies to foster economic development connected to local, agricultural economies.  Join the National Association of Counties (http://www NULL.naco NULL.org/Pages/default NULL.aspx)(NACo) for a free...

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  • Regional Food Systems Infrastructure

    Posted on: October 5th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    Regional Food Systems Infrastructure (PDF) Many regional development organizations (RDOs) and councils of governments are exploring how they can support regional food systems infrastructure. In recent years, an emphasis on eating locally grown food has flourished as many Americans have...

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  • Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region

    Posted on: July 12th, 2011 by Kathy Nothstine

    To view a recording of the webinar, click here. (http://www NULL.ruraltransportation NULL.org/uploads/sacog NULL.wmv) On Tuesday, July 12, NADO Research Foundation sponsored “Rural-Urban Connections in the Sacramento Region,” a webinar exploring how the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) is addressing...

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