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 Eastern to learn about national trends and hear from HUD Sustainable Communities grantees.

Webinar Speakers:

Sarah Hackney
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Bahia Nightengale
Iowa Food Systems Council

Honorable Melvyn Houser
Supervisor, Pottawattamie County, Iowa

Elanor Starmer
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Register for the webinar here (https://www2 NULL.gotomeeting NULL.com/register/711203810).

This webinar is offered as a service to grantees of the federal government’s Sustainable Communities Initiative, NADO members, NACo members, and the broad community of individuals and organizations interested in regional food systems as a strategy for rural economic development.

For more information, please contact Jen Horton at [email protected] or 202.942.4274.

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