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Food Systems Presentations

A collection of PowerPoint files from presentations on food systems given by Center staff and/or partners.

Research, Outreach and Education Implications for the Northeast. Presented on 6/27/2014.

A conference co-organized by the Penn State-based Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and the National Value-Added Agriculture Conference took place on May 13-15, 2014. The event, which had a theme of “Enhancing Food Security and Rural Viability through Innovative Food System Practices and Opportunities,” featured 33 workshops and breakout sessions, and a selection of those presentations is available here.

Climate change and its implications for local and regional food systems was the topic of this webinar, hosted by Center Scholar Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University on April 25, 2014.

"Linking Sustainability, Food, Health, and the Environment: Research, Outreach, and Education Implications for the Northeast," was the topic of this webinar, hosted by Center Scholar Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University on September 13, 2013.

Presented by Dr. Stephan J. Goetz, Pennsylvania State University and Director of The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development on August 7, 2013 in Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC.

Presented by Dr. Stephan J. Goetz, Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics 2013 Northeast Joint Summer Session, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY July 8, 2013

Watch the archived webinar and see the presentations for "An Open Forum to Strengthen Collaborations between Research, Outreach and Education for the Northeast Food System," which was organized by Dr. Doolarie Singh-Knights of West Virginia University and took place on May 31, 2013.

Presentations from the AFRI Small and Medium Sized Farms & Rural Development FY 2013 Project Director (PD) Meeting. Welcome and meeting overview by Robbin Shoemaker, National Program Leader, Economics, for NIFA

Presentations from The AFRI-Small and Medium Sized Farms & Rural Development FY 2012 Projector Director (PD) Meeting. Welcome and Meeting Overview by S. Sureshwaran the National Program Leader for NIFA

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Stephan J. Goetz, Ph.D. Director, The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Professor of Agricultural and Regional Economics - The Pennsylvania State University; Prepared for the ESS/SAES/ARD National Meeting, Portsmouth, NH; September 25, 2012

Post-Conference Workshop: Models for Assessing Regional Economic Impacts of Agriculture and Rural Development Efforts

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PDF file of a PowerPoint presentation, presented by Kate Clancy and Kathy Ruhf.

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PDF file of a PowerPoint presentation, presented by Rich Pirog and Corry Bregendahl.

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PDF file of PowerPoint presentation, presented by Heidi Mouillesseaux-Kunzman and Walt Whitmer. April 2009.

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A presentation delivered by Stephan J. Goetz to the Agricultural Council of Maine on February 24, 2015. 7.9 MB PDF.

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Presentation file from urban agriculture webinar. Presented by Melissa Poulsen, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health on 6/27/2014. 7.5 MB PDF

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Presentation file from urban agriculture webinar. Presented by Carolyn Dimitri, New York University, on 6/27/2014. 2.6 MB PDF

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The AgMRC is the place to go for easy-to-read information and links to more detailed information on food safety, agritoursim, entrepreneurship, and more. Christa Hartsock and Craig Tordsen of Iowa State University provided an overview of this program. PDF file.

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As part of a session that used a set of case studies to explore the degree to which entrepreneurs are catalysts for food system development, this presentation by James Matson of Matson Consulting offers a look at Sandhills Farm-to-Table Co-op in Southern Pines, NC. PDF file.

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As part of a session that used a set of case studies to explore the degree to which entrepreneurs are catalysts for food system development, this presentation by David Hughes and Harry Crissy of Clemson University and Kathryn Boys of Virginia Tech University offers a look at Limehouse Produce, a locally owned wholesale food broker in Charleston, SC. PDF file.